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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 - 21 Dec 2012 - 11:08 - 0 comments

  2. 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' ...

    mf344 - 10 Aug 2012 - 07:59 - 0 comments

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Plus Magazine

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

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  7. Plus Magazine

    ... Also in this issue... Understanding uncertainty: The maths of surprises You meet an old friend on holiday, ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  8. Plus Magazine

    December 2007 Understanding uncertainty: A league table lottery This is the very first installment of ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  9. Plus Advent Calendar Door #15: Take a risk today

    ... his TV appearances and newspaper articles, he runs the Understanding Uncertainty website , and he also regularly writes for Plus . Below is a ...

    mf344 - 19 Jan 2011 - 15:19 - 0 comments

  10. 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 ...

    mf344 - 23 Oct 2012 - 14:10 - 3 comments