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Understanding uncertainty: Microlives

... This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . Speeding towards death. Acute risks, ...

Article - mf344 - 16 May 2012 - 10:05 - 2 comments

Finding order in chaos

... nature, and attempts to make prediction in the presence of uncertainty. Chris Budd describes the search for pattern and order in chaos ... their future motions predicted. Crucial to this was the understanding that predictions could be made by using mathematics. This ...

Article - plusadmin - 11 Jul 2011 - 12:23 - 5 comments

Understanding uncertainty: The maths of surprises

... David Spiegelhalter investigates in his regular column on uncertainty and risk. June 2008 This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . A family has three children ...

Article - plusadmin - 16 May 2012 - 10:46 - 0 comments

Plus Advent Calendar Door #2: A normal life

... Plus and is responsible for the excellent website Understanding Uncertainty , as well as many other activities. Michael, journalist, author ...

Blog - Rachel - 2 Dec 2014 - 10:23 - 0 comments

Understanding uncertainty: 2845 ways of spinning risk

... This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . Back to the What's the best medicine ...

Article - plusadmin - 16 May 2012 - 10:44 - 0 comments

The physics of elementary particles

... and theoretical physics that has brought us to the understanding of today. This article is part ... their range to very short distances, a consequence of the uncertainty principle of quantum mechanics. In collisions at relatively low ...

Article - plusadmin - 27 Jan 2015 - 14:35 - 1 comment

Understanding uncertainty: ESP and Bayes

... This article has been adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . In the first part of this article we ...

Article - mf344 - 16 Oct 2012 - 10:37 - 1 comment

Understanding uncertainty: What was the probability of Obama winning?

... article is adapted from material soon to appear on the Understanding Uncertainty website . On the face of it this seems an odd ...

Article - plusadmin - 16 May 2012 - 10:45 - 0 comments

Understanding uncertainty: ESP and the significance of significance

... This article has been adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . Is there such a thing as extra-sensory ...

Article - mf344 - 13 Dec 2012 - 10:55 - 0 comments

Quantum geometry

... or so physics has been chipping away at our intuitive understanding of the space we live in. Physicists tell us that rather than ... the ordinary notion of space we're used to. Quantum uncertainty Werner Heisenberg, 1901-1976. But why ...

Article - plusadmin - 17 May 2013 - 13:40 - 4 comments