Discovery could lead to more difficult Sudoku puzzles
Quantum Theory May Explain Wishful Thinking
Heads or tails? It all depends on some key variables
Everyone knows the flip of a coin is a 50-50 proposition. Only it's not. You can beat the odds. So says a three-person team of Stanford and UC-Santa Cruz researchers. They produced a provocative study that turns conventional ...
Does the quantum wave function represent reality?
UQ researchers break the law -- of physics
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two UQ Science researchers have proved two famous physical laws that have been widely used for the past 25 years do not always work.
Winning While Losing: New Strategy Solves 'Two-Envelope' Paradox
Neutrons escaping to a parallel world?
In a paper recently published in European Physical Journal C, researchers hypothesised the existence of mirror particles to explain the anomalous loss of neutrons observed experimentally. The existence of such mirror matter ...
In quantum theory of cognition, memories are created by the act of remembering
Paper stirs up controversy over the nature of the quantum wave function
Does probability come from quantum physics?
(Phys.org)—Ever since Austrian scientist Erwin Schrodinger put his unfortunate cat in a box, his fellow physicists have been using something called quantum theory to explain and understand the nature of waves and particles.
Computer chip that computes probabilities and not logic
Authority on random matrix theory aims to make sense of huge data sets
From the increasing information transmitted through telecommunications systems to that analyzed by financial institutions or gathered by search engines and social networks, so-called "big data" is becoming ...
The first goal is the deepest: Can mathematics predict the match outcome?
Jack Brimberg and Bill Hurley of The Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario, point out that sports commentators will often argue the importance of scoring the first goal and often suggest that a team improves ...
A computer system allows a machine to recognize a person's emotional state
The system created by these researchers can be used to automatically adapt the dialogue to the user's situation, so that the machine's response is adequate to the person's emotional state. "Thanks to this ...