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  1. 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 - 23 May 2013 - 12:34 - 1 comment

  2. How to advise politicians

    ... more time and effort, or are they down to deeper gaps in or understanding or to processes we just can't pin down with better accuracy. ... to talk in terms of certainty. For more on risk and uncertainty see our understanding uncertainty section. ...

    Marianne - 17 Feb 2013 - 19:31 - 0 comments

  3. 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 ...

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

  4. 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 ...

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

  5. Freedom and physics

    ... observation, and physical reality. Heisenberg's famous uncertainty principle states that certain physical features of a particle ... about free will might well lay outside the limits of our understanding, I mean, the question itself makes very little sense. I'll ...

    Marianne - 23 Oct 2012 - 14:10 - 3 comments

  6. Editorial

    ... , individuals and organisations committed to the public understanding of mathematics, that enables us to bring you new stories from the ... advised to use a common sense approach to physics — the uncertainty principle doesn't apply to toilets. Mathematics has a more ...

    plusadmin - 23 Oct 2012 - 14:27

  7. The Plus Olympic calendar: Friday 10th August

    ... a substitution in a football match? Understanding uncertainty: How psychic was Paul — How likely is it that Paul the octopus' ...

    Marianne - 10 Aug 2012 - 07:59 - 0 comments

  8. From neurobiology to online gaming

    ... example by recognising statistical patterns and quantifying uncertainty using probabilities. The NNM programme grew out of the recognition ... is David Spiegelhalter , Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk and Senior Scientist at the Biostatistics Unit in the ...

    Marianne - 19 Jul 2012 - 12:29 - 0 comments

  9. 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

  10. 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 ...

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