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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

News from the world of maths: Issue 48 of Plus is out now!
... of podcasts, news and reviews. In this issue... Understanding uncertainty: How long will you live? It's impossible to give a precise ...
plusadmin  19 Aug 2010  19:25  0 comments

Plus Magazine
... Understanding uncertainty: Small but lethal Comparing and communicating small ...
plusadmin  21 Jul 2010  14:30

Plus Magazine
... 2009 In this issue... Understanding uncertainty: Breast screening, a statistical controversy One in nine ...
plusadmin  16 Apr 2010  14:05

Plus Magazine
September 2008 Understanding uncertainty: How long will you live? Well, noone knows exactly, but ...
plusadmin  16 Apr 2010  14:05

News from the world of maths: London science blogging conference
... Plus in attendance will be the Cambridgebased blogs Understanding Uncertainty and Sciencebase . There aren't many mathematically focused ...
plusadmin  6 Apr 2010  14:44  0 comments

Is time travel allowed?
... go away. They are a consequence of the quantum mechanical uncertainty principle : if, at one moment of time, there are no fluctuations ... To learn the truth, we physicists must develop a deeper understanding of quantum theory in warped spacetime than we now have — i.e. a ...
plusadmin  18 May 2015  13:11  15 comments

The physics of elementary particles: Part I
... there are elements in the chemical table! It has taken an understanding of mathematical symmetry combined with experiments into ... their range to very short distances (a consequence of the uncertainty principle of quantum mechanics). In collisions at relatively low ...
mf344  3 Jun 2015  12:32  2 comments

Building bridges from mathematics to the City
... the cost of pensions might change in the future and how much uncertainty there was in those projections. The programme, says Cairns, gave ... "The real problem in the credit crisis was a lack of understanding and communication of assumptions and limitations of the models," ...
mf344  12 Jun 2015  17:15  0 comments

Editorial
... disease, because environmental factors also come into play. Uncertainty comes into almost every aspect of the analysis, and to enable ... medical profession itself is no stranger to the language of uncertainty. New treatments and interventions are tested in controlled trials, ... David Speigelhalter's Plus column or visit the Understanding uncertainty website . ...
plusadmin  17 Jun 2010  12:03