- Paul the psychic octopus is back!
... Paul's contribution to the 2010 World Cup in our article Understanding uncertainty: how psychic was Paul? . ...
Blog - Rachel - 17 Jun 2014 - 11:14 - 0 comments
... of material that's likely to come up in this issue's Understanding Uncertainty column and some recent news stories . The language of ...
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- Reconstructing the tree of life
... and instead return to our elegant theory of trees. Understanding evolutionary trees Figuring out who evolved from what and ... possible trees into a network is a way of coping with this uncertainty, so mathematicians are currently hard at work creating the ...
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- Teacher package: Maths and art
... art. ( Physics, string theory ) Understanding uncertainty: Pure randomness in art — This article is based on a talk the ...
Packages - plusadmin - 12 Jun 2014 - 15:56 - 0 comments
... 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 ...
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- 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 ...
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- Career interview: Mathematical modelling consultant
... it — for example on a computer — and gain a deeper understanding of it, predict its future behaviour, or conduct experiments that ... Statistics is important here because there is a lot of uncertainty involved. You may know the exact physical and mechanical properties ...
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- 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 ...
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- Hubble's top five scientific achievements
... to within a factor of two. The main reason for this large uncertainty was the fact that the determination of distances in astronomy is ... the spot for more information). Consequently, a true understanding of dark energy will require a combination of observational ...
Article - plusadmin - 13 Apr 2011 - 17:38 - 1 comment
- 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' ...
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