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  1. Births and deaths in fluid chaos

    ... range from the use of microfluids in nanotechnology, to understanding the flow of blood, the formation of tears in our eyes, ... progressively inaccurate as time passes. In fact, the uncertainty increases exponentially with time. This behaviour is complex, but ...

    plusadmin - 2 Feb 2017 - 15:47 - 0 comments

  2. The best medicine?

    ... also shows a 95% "confidence interval", which expresses the uncertainty about where the true risk lies. For most of the individual studies, ... a particular patient asking this question requires careful understanding of how individual characteristics help predict outcome. We really ...

    plusadmin - 2 Feb 2017 - 15:09 - 0 comments

  3. Imaging maths - Inside the Klein bottle

    ... about orientability of surfaces is one of the keys to understanding and classifying surfaces and manifolds in topology. A ... With three values, 81, the speed of light, and a secret "uncertainty" number, I can make this 6-lobed structure mathematically represent ...

    plusadmin - 2 Feb 2017 - 15:12 - 7 comments

  4. Understanding uncertainty: Football crazy

    ... This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . Who gets the trophy? Image: Jameboy ...

    plusadmin - 16 May 2012 - 11:43 - 6 comments

  5. Understanding uncertainty: how psychic was Paul?

    ...   This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website .   England's performance in the World Cup last ...

    mf344 - 16 May 2012 - 11:41 - 0 comments

  6. Understanding uncertainty: A 113% chance of death?

    ... This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . A recent study from Harvard reported that ...

    mf344 - 16 May 2012 - 11:05 - 0 comments

  7. Understanding Uncertainty: Pure randomness in art

    ... This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . This article is based on a talk I gave at the ...

    mf344 - 25 Mar 2015 - 16:48 - 0 comments

  8. Editorial

    ... Advances in theoretical physics ; The mathematical understanding of chaos. You can find out more about the history of ... A famous consequence of wave-particle duality is the uncertainty principle , which states that you can never ever measure both ...

    plusadmin - 1 Nov 2016 - 16:12

  9. The logic of drug testing

    ... decisions. The following animation (from Understanding Uncertainty ) illustrates our example. For simplicity it looks at a ...

    mf344 - 29 Jul 2016 - 14:24 - 4 comments

  10. Do you know what's good for you? — The maths of infectious diseases

    ... some of the mathematical developments that have improved our understanding and predictive ability. Read more... Swine flu uncertainty When a new infectious disease has broken out, how do you get ...

    mf344 - 18 Oct 2016 - 09:23 - 0 comments