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How to refer to amino acids by their single-letter abbreviations in ChemicalData[]?

ChemicalData["AminoAcids"] returns the 20 amino acids. There are some properties available, like the molar mass: ...
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Median household income for each county in Maryland

I found that Wolfram|Alpha knows the median household income for every county in the US. I wanted to get a list of all counties in Maryland, and the median income in each county. The only way I could ...
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GeoGraphics: problem with GeoPosition in shifted projections

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.4.1 A remark about the answer: My work around is only nice for simple cases with points. More general should include proper polygons splitting on ...
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GeoGraphics - mapping the Moon

The link here shows a nice way to depict the map of the Moon in Mathematica. But is there a way, to center the Mollweide projection onto the far side of the Moon?
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ChemicalData[] error: “L-Cysteine” is not a known entity, class,

If I execute: ChemicalData["L-Cysteine", "MolarMass"] I get the following error: ChemicalData::notent: "L-Cysteine" is not a known entity, class, or tag for ...
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Why does WordList[“KnownWords”] include so many non-words?

I was going through the Wolfram Language book in Mathematica and in one chapter had the following exercise to pick out palindromes: ...
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Inaccurate Heliocentric coordinates of PlanetaryMoonData

I have noticed that the heliocentric coordinates obtained with PlanetaryMoonData are very inaccurate. Fore example, consider the Galilean moons of Jupiter: ...
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List of all dog breeds

How to make a list of all dog breeds with pictures and names like this I tried: EntityValue[ Take[EntityList[EntityClass["DogBreed", All]], 3], "Image"] ...
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All the food WolframAlpha knows about

I want to plot some nutritional values and do some computation with it. Is there an analogue of CountryData[] to get a list of all the foods for which WA has ...
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ElementData possible oxidation states

Is there any way to find out the possible oxidation states for a given element? Something like this: ElementData[1, "OxidationStates"] -> {-1, 1} Here is a ...
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Building graph based on the cities connection?

I built a Graph based on the permutations of city's connections from : ...
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How do I plot coordinates (latitude and longitude pairs) on a geographic map?

I'm attempting for the first time to create a map within Mathematica. In particular, I would like to take an output of points and plot them according to their lat/long values over a geographic map. I ...
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How to plot GDPs in this way?

Actually the current answer is very wonderfull.The bouns just for someone can complete this question. I found this interesting plot of how the relationship between the GDPs of different countries has ...
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How to keep downloaded curated data

If I run StarData[], Mathematica will download the entire database from its server, which is quite a lot of data and takes some time: "Downloading entities ...
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Heliocentric coordinates in PlanetData

I tried to use planets' HeliocentricLongitude and I wonder if anyone has any insight on what coordinate system they use. I took vernal equinox times from http://ns1763.ca/equinox/eqindex.html and ...
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The Orbit and Perigee of the Flamsteed comet

Historical context This year we have the 330-th anniversary of the Battle of Vienna - one of the great formative events of European history, it took place on September 12, 1683. Kara Mustafa, Grand ...
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How to get the actual Wolfram Language code to draw polyhedra in PolyhedronData?

PolyhedronData[] gives a nice collection of polyhedra. And calling PolyhedronData["DodecahedronIcosahedronCompound", "Image"] ...
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3D orbits of moons around their respective planets

I have seen a lot of solar system models (both animated and not), but I am trying to replicate the same thing with moons. Either just one planet and its lunar system or the our whole solar system with ...
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Why some GeoProjections show just half of Chukotka region (Russian map)

I've moved to V.10.4 and proceed with Russian map (the aim is to geoplot regional distributions of some values). Notice most eastern Russian region - Chukotka. Chukotka, unlike other entities, ...
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How to identify chemical substance from tattoo?

A friend of mine made a tattoo on his chest of some chemical substance formula. He challenged us to identify which substance is that. I thought that perhaps a combination of: Mathematica image ...
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Difficulties using AdministrativeDivisionData and Entities: Who cures the curator?

Part 1: Difficulties using Entities Happily realizing that there is a lot of curated data "under the hood" in Mathematica I wanted to access population data for some Administrative Divisions in ...
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getting stock price from financial data

I would like to print only the stock price from below input , i have been trying since a couple of hours with no luck..this is what I did ...
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Increasing resolution in AnatomicalData

In version 10.3 one can get an image of an anatomical structure, such as a brain, using this code: AnatomyData[Entity["AnatomicalStructure", "Brain"], "Image"] ...
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W|A or Mathematica for CountryData?

Sometimes W|A gives you something ... WolframAlpha["electricity production of the United States in 2007", "Result"] ... not available in the WDF ...
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Convert star name into entity value

I have a list of star names: stan = Select[#, Last[#] < Quantity[153.5, "LightYears"] &] &@ StarData[StarData[], {"Name", "DistanceFromEarth"}] ...
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How to display EntityProperty objects with their CanonicalName?

Is there a way to display EntityProperty objects with their CanonicalName instead of the text they are currently displayed with. ...
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How to insert a formula to FormulaData?

Unit Checking Demo In order to throw a unit error,we run the code ...
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Off[FinancialData::notent] fails on first run but works thereafter

Off[FinancialData::notent] fails on first run but works thereafter. So what good is it in this case? Is there a trick to force first time success? I've tried ...
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Can a LatticeData image be displayed in a space filled fashion

I'd like a FaceCenteredCubic image as in the in LatticeData docs, but space packed, and cropped on all the boundaries, so that it illustrates the geometry of the calculation that leads to the ...
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CountryData fails for some tags and properties

The problem has gone, presumably resolved by WRI. See kirma's comment. I'm using Mathematica 10.0.2 for Mac, and for the first time just tried CountryData. ...
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Historical Exchange Rates via FinancialData

FinancialData["name"] and FinancialData["name", start] return respectively; the last known price, and the daily closing values ...
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Mathematica and Wolfram Alpha - Long data series [duplicate]

Let's say I want a long series of data with the Mexican peso / US dollar exchange rate. The old code I used back in the day was FinancialData["USD/MXN", All] ...
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How to correctly use FormulaData

I am exploring some of the functions involving units and formulas, and wondered how to input quantities if the variable has a subscript. This works ...
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FinancialData[], what does “members” include?

I am doing some manipulation of historical stock prices on the NYSE. I want to go through each stock. To find the number of entities on NYSE, one can use: ...
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Find all synonyms of word X that rhyme with word Y

Given two words x and y, I'd like to find the set of all words that rhyme with x and are synonymous with y. Is this possible with WordData or ...
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Initializing FinancialData indices … never finishes

Bug introduced in 10.3.0 and fixed in 10.3.1 Retrieving data using FinancialData became more unreliable in the last couple of months, but simply retrying was ...
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How does Mathematica know my location?

On the AstronomicalData page in the online reference, it says for AstronomicalData["Sun", "NextRiseTime"] that it finds the ...
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Is there a Mathematica API for the functions.wolfram site?

Is there a Mathematica API for the functions.wolfram site? If there's not, has anyone implemented a web scraper for it? For example it would be nice to be able to access ...
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How to find euro zone equivalent of treasury data in U.S. using FinancialData?

For example I use FinancialData["^TYX", "Price", {{2004}, {2014}, "Week"}]; to get data for U.S. treasury data, can I do the same for eurozone yield curve? I know I ...
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How to find the standard names of chemicals in ChemicalData?

When I try to get info on acetic acid with the ChemicalData function there are only "aceticAcid$l^{1}oxidanylEster" and ...
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ExampleData texts [closed]

Im interested, what books, text are included the ExampleData, like Alice in Wonderland, The Raven... Is there any site, I can check all the text in mathematica? I tried for example Poe: The Black Cat, ...
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Where is ExampleData stored on my system

When I enter: Import["ExampleData/numberdata.csv"] Where does Mathematica go on my system to find the file numberdata.csv? Or, what Mathematica command will ...
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Is it possible to get CityData for different years?

Is it possible to get CityData for different years? Or get a year of origin of data in CityData?
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Render Graphics3D of anatomical data in color

I am trying to render a bone structure in color in Mathematica 10.3, but none of the obvious methods seem to work: ...
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Remove country flags that match a certain image pattern

I wanted to create the flag you create when you average over all the flags of the world, for this little post: medium ...
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How to ignore year in DateListPlot

I just upgraded to Mathematica 10, and I am trying to get the hang of the new TimeSeries data objects, which are preventing my old strategy of overlaying data from ...
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Confused by result of MoonPosition when running on Linux [closed]

I've just switched from Windows to Linux and am running Mathematica 10.1 on Ubuntu 14.04. MoonPosition[] Gives me: ...
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Drawing CountryData groups

I'm sure I'm overlooking something obvious, but I can't draw groups of countries. Here are two countries and two country groups: ...
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Why does Mathematica's date for the battle Agincourt differ from the US Navy's?

If I ask Mathematica for the Julian Date for the battle of Agincourt with WolframAlpha["battle of agincourt date"] it reports ...