Jim Noble

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Thinking of Divorce? Please read this first. A little bit of cooperation could save you thousands in lawyer/court fees. Money best left in your pocket, right?

Math in the Media - February 2014

Our mission is to further the interests of mathematical research, scholarship and education.

Scale of Universe Measured With 1% Accuracy

The Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS) Collaboration announced that they have measured the scale of the Universe to an accuracy of one percent, using galaxies more than six billion light years away.

Has Anyone Ever Flipped Heads 76 Times in a Row? | Roots of Unity, Scientific American Blog Network

Is there any evidence that microwaving food alters its composition or has any detrimental effects on humans or animals?

Will saving poor children lead to overpopulation? - YouTube

New Hans Rosling Video: “Will saving poor children lead to overpopulation?

'Statistical illiteracy' threatening Britain's place in the world

'Statistical illiteracy' leaves citizens at risk of being duped by politicians and businessmen, warns British Academy

Andrew Dilnot, now head of the UK Statistics Authority, ‘exposed a Conservative party claim on numbers of people who dropped out of claiming...

Andrew Dilnot, now head of the UK Statistics Authority, ‘exposed a Conservative party claim on numbers of people who dropped out of claiming.

In breast cancer screening, treatment for 'cancers' that were never going to do harm causes enormous stress and exposes patients to the risk...

In breast cancer screening, treatment for 'cancers' that were never going to do harm causes enormous stress and exposes patients to the risk.

In the End, It All Adds Up to – 1/12 - NYTimes.com

A recent video purported to prove that adding an infinite series of natural numbers gives you a smaller answer than you might think, raising compelling questions about the entire notion of infinity.