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Game theory and the Cuban missile crisis
Steven J. Brams
uses the Cuban missile crisis to illustrate the Theory of Moves, which is not just an abstract mathematical model but one that mirrors the real-life choices, and underlying thinking, of flesh-and-blood decision makers.
Science fiction, science fact: reports from the frontiers of physics
What is time? What is space? Are there parallel universes? Join Plus and FQXi on a journey exploring these...
Folding the future: From origami to engineering
Back in the days before smart phones with GPS functions became ubiquitous we had maps. Remember how hard it...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Exploring the financial ecosystem
Deciding who is to blame and who should pay for the financial crisis will be a hot topic at the G8 next week...
Make a difference to mathematics
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