Mathematics

Can A Math Equation Predict How Extremist Groups Evolve?

When eco-terrorists destroyed a sugar beet field in Oregon a few years ago, the local organic industry group there said they were shocked anyone would be violent, even though the organic industry there demonized science daily. The attackers could not have ...

Article - Hank Campbell - May 19 2021 - 1:57pm

For AI To Make Health Care Decisions, It Needs 6 Things

When it comes to baseball and football, coaches always know the numbers. That helps them make informed decisions on risk and reward. Less well-known is that clinicians also often make important healthcare decisions with the aid of algorithmic tools that dr ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 18 2022 - 2:24pm

How To Simulate Your Own Baseball Game

Fantasy baseball as fans understand it today began in the 1980s but actual fantasy baseball, beyond kids trading baseball cards, began 50 years ago.   Hal Rickman, an accountant in New York City, started finalizing  work on something he had begun when he w ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 26 2022 - 11:24am

The Game Of The Three Spin Wheels

The late Martin Gardner held for many years a fantastic feature in the popular Scientific American magazine. It was called "Mathematical Games", and it was worth the whole magazine by itself, although SciAm always featured many interesting articl ...

Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Mar 24 2022 - 9:28am

Quantum Darwinism Isn't Exclusively Probabilistic, According To Generalized Probabilistic Theory Paper

At the very large and very small scale, Newtonian gravity does not work the way it should. The universe should not be expanding and forget trying to explain quantum mechanics. Trying to detail why electrons can behave as both particles and waves, depending ...

Article - News Staff - May 4 2022 - 9:41am