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Editorial
... kind of material that's likely to come up in this issue's Understanding Uncertainty column and some recent news stories . The language of ...
plusadmin  11 Jul 2011  13:05

How to solve a problem like mathematics
... of enjoyment of the subject. (See the Plus article Understanding uncertainty: A league table lottery for information on the benefits and ...
plusadmin  7 Jul 2010  12:10  0 comments

Editorial
... Advances in theoretical physics ; The mathematical understanding of chaos. You can find out more about the history of ... A famous consequence of waveparticle duality is the uncertainty principle , which states that you can never ever measure both ...
plusadmin  7 Jan 2011  17:39

Imaging maths  Inside the Klein bottle
... about orientability of surfaces is one of the keys to understanding and classifying surfaces and manifolds in topology. A ... With three values, 81, the speed of light, and a secret "uncertainty" number, I can make this 6lobed structure mathematically represent ...
plusadmin  6 Jan 2015  14:08  7 comments

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

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 ...
plusadmin  7 Jul 2010  12:44  0 comments

Paul the psychic octopus is back!
... Paul's contribution to the 2010 World Cup in our article Understanding uncertainty: how psychic was Paul? . ...
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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' ...
mf344  10 Aug 2012  07:59  0 comments

Making sense of election statistics
... Approving a president David Spiegelhalter runs the Understanding Uncertainty website and has a column in Plus . Michael Blastland is ...
mf344  22 Jul 2010  11:02  0 comments

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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