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  1. 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

  2. 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 ...

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

  3. 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 ...

    Marianne - 12 Oct 2016 - 15:48 - 16 comments

  4. News from the world of maths: When science goes bad...

    ... on the night. The lecture is brought to you by Understanding Uncertainty , the Winton programme for the public understanding of risk at ...

    plusadmin - 19 Aug 2010 - 19:25 - 0 comments

  5. Climate change: Does it all add up?

    ... to affect all of our lives over the next fifty years. The understanding and analysis of climate change is an area where mathematicians, ... measurements, there is a lot of statistical variation and uncertainty in the data that is being measured, so long term trends can be hard ...

    Marianne - 1 Mar 2017 - 15:56 - 2 comments

  6. Queen's Birthday Honours for David Spiegelhalter and Helen Mason

    ... — David Spiegelhalter is Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge, and has been knighted for ... risk'. He started the brilliant project Understanding Uncertainty , writes public articles, lectures to public and school audiences ...

    jemh4 - 17 Jun 2014 - 16:28 - 0 comments

  7. News from the world of maths: The agony and ecstasy of risk statistics

    ... by morality? David Spiegelhalter, Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge, investigates in his ... Times . David Spiegelhalter runs the Understanding Uncertainty website , which explores matters of risks and uncertainty, and ...

    plusadmin - 19 Aug 2010 - 19:24 - 0 comments

  8. Plus Magazine

    March 2008 Understanding uncertainty: The Premier League This is the second part of our new column ... David Spiegelhalter , Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge, continues examining ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  9. Plus Magazine

    September 2007 Understanding uncertainty What's the risk of passive smoking? Or climate change? How ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  10. Making sense of election statistics

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

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