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  1. Understanding uncertainty: Microlives

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

    mf344 - 16 May 2012 - 11:05 - 2 comments

  2. Maths in a minute: False positives

    ... is an extract from Mike Pearson and Ian Short's article Understanding uncertainty: Visualising probabilities . ...

    mf344 - 14 Nov 2016 - 11:12 - 1 comment

  3. Understanding uncertainty: The maths of surprises

    ... This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . A family has three children all of whom were ...

    plusadmin - 16 May 2012 - 11:46 - 0 comments

  4. Schrödinger's equation — what is it?

    ... after the work of many scientists, including the theoretical understanding provided by James Clerk Maxwell , we discovered that light ... nature of electrons (see the Plus article Quantum uncertainty ). One of the most famous demonstrations of wave-particle ...

    mf344 - 12 Oct 2016 - 15:48 - 10 comments

  5. 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 ...

    plusadmin - 16 May 2012 - 11:45 - 0 comments

  6. The leaning tower of PISA?

    ... is a statistician and Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge. And since a lot of ... extent over-simplified, so they go on to check whether the uncertainty that arises from this is acceptable. But in this case that's ...

    mf344 - 26 Sep 2016 - 14:56 - 0 comments

  7. Making sense of election statistics

    ... Approving a president David Spiegelhalter runs the Understanding Uncertainty website and has a column in Plus . Michael Blastland is ...

    mf344 - 18 Oct 2016 - 09:58 - 0 comments

  8. Understanding uncertainty: Infinite monkey business

    ... David Spiegelhalter is Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge. David and his team run the Understanding uncertainty website, which informs the public about issues involving risk ...

    plusadmin - 29 Jul 2014 - 14:37 - 2 comments

  9. 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 ...

    mf344 - 16 Oct 2012 - 11:37 - 1 comment

  10. 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 ...

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