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What does big data mean for science?

Sneha Kulkarni | Jan 14, 2015 | 55,228 views
Series Big data
Big data has become a buzzword not only due to its quantity but also its uses. The availability of large volumes of data has brought a change in the very nature of science.

What does the term "big data" mean? Why is it being considered as an additional paradigm to science? In the recent years, the availability of large volumes of data has changed the nature of science significantly. Is science benefitting from this data flood and in what ways? Read the article to get familiar with the term "big data" and its applications in science. 

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