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Best Practices for Scientific Computing: Scientists spend a significant amount of time writing code to perform, for example, data analysis, but many are not trained in coding practices.  Bad coding practices not only affect aesthetics and code readability, but can also lead to scientifically relevant errors.   Luckily, multiple people have recognized this problem, and are offering help.  The above article is an example. An interesting blog dealing with topics in planetary astrophysics. A reader's digest for astro-ph.