All posts tagged statistics

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What do polls and climate change have in common? It’s not what you think! Brian Schmidt at TEDx Canberra

Here’s the talk by our own Nobel Prize winner Brian Schmidt at the recent TEDx Canberra. He talks about the certainty in uncertainty, showing how credible statistical analysis can reveal unexpected results. You may be surprised…

The Afghan National Army at Kabul Military Training Centre (2009)

The Mathematics of War

Scientists often exercise a certain detachment when doing their work. I’ve often seem friends and colleagues get “lost in the numbers” and forget precisely what it is they’re looking at and what those numbers actually mean. However, in some cases [...]

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Heart disease and stroke statistics

The diseases of today are definitely a heart disease and a stroke. Modern lifestyle, fast living pace, bad quality food and stress all lead to those two illnesses. The worrying aspect is a high mortality rate. Heart disease, cardiac disease [...]