- News from the world of maths: London science blogging conference
... Plus in attendance will be the Cambridge-based blogs Understanding Uncertainty and Sciencebase . There aren't many mathematically focused ...
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... because environmental factors also come into play. Uncertainty comes into almost every aspect of the analysis, and to enable ... David Speigelhalter's Plus column or visit the Understanding uncertainty website . (54, editorial, Genes, mathematics ...
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- How to advise politicians
... 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. ...
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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 ...
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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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... 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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... 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 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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- 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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- Making sense of election statistics
... a president David Spiegelhalter runs the Understanding Uncertainty website and has a column in Plus . Michael Blastland is ...
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