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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

How to advise politicians
... more 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. ...
mf344  17 Feb 2013  19:31  0 comments

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

'Quantum theory: A very short introduction'
... rush of discoveries in the 1920s – including Hiesenberg's uncertainty principle, the probabilistic nature of quantum theory and ... mind of the scientist, whose ambition is to gain the maximum understanding of what is happening in the physical world. To settle for less ...
Rachel  20 Apr 2015  15:04  0 comments

Do you know what's good for you  what's the best medicine?
... spun by the media. Read more... Understanding uncertainty: small but lethal Comparing and communicating small lethal ...
mf344  15 Dec 2014  12:37  0 comments

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

'Deciphering the cosmic number'
... in the human psyche". It's an individual's pleasure in understanding nature that allows these archetypes to emerge from the ... clairvoyance. Jung found this idea mirrored in Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, which asserts that at a quantum level, the world is not ...
plusadmin  22 Apr 2015  17:24  0 comments

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

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