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  1. Editorial

    ... kind of material that's likely to come up in this issue's Understanding Uncertainty column and some recent news stories . The language of ...

    plusadmin - 26 Jul 2018 - 16:51

  2. 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 - 27 Jul 2018 - 04:53

  3. What is financial mathematics?

    ... I was interested in making good decisions in the face of uncertainty. Mathematicians have been interested in the topic of ... can read more about probability and its development on the Understanding Uncertainty site , and the Plus article Measure for ...

    plusadmin - 27 Jul 2018 - 01:52 - 24 comments

  4. Understanding uncertainty: Microlives

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

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

  5. The Nature of Space and Time: An Evening of Speculation

    ... Institute. While we all have an intuitive understanding of space and time that is sufficient to get us through everyday ... assertions of quantum mechanics, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle , says that, at a tiny scale, it is impossible to ...

    plusadmin - 26 Jul 2018 - 19:52 - 0 comments

  6. Do you know what's good for you?

    ... mathematical developments that have improved our understanding and predictive ability. ... Read more... Swine flu uncertainty — When a new infectious disease has broken out, how ...

    Marianne - 25 Jul 2018 - 22:47 - 1 comment

  7. The Plus sports page: Power trip

    ... in the journal Physica A ; The Plus article Understanding uncertainty: The Premier League finds more randomness in sport; There ...

    plusadmin - 27 Jul 2018 - 07:53 - 1 comment

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Do you know what's good for you - what's the best medicine?

    ... are spun by the media. Read more... Understanding uncertainty: small but lethal Comparing and communicating small lethal ...

    Marianne - 25 Jul 2018 - 22:47 - 0 comments