News tagged with randomness

Predicting a die throw

Vegas, Monte Carlo, and Atlantic City draw people from around the world who are willing to throw the dice and take their chances. Researchers from the Technical University of Lodz, Poland, have spotted something predictable ...

dateSep 12, 2012 in Mathematics
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Computer memory leaks a turn off

When you switch off your computer any passwords you used to login to web pages, your bank or other financial account evaporate into the digital ether, right? Not so fast! Researchers in Greece have discovered a security loophole ...

dateAug 11, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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Are large earthquakes linked across the globe?

The past decade has been plagued with what seems to be a cluster of large earthquakes, with massive quakes striking Sumatra, Chile, Haiti and Japan since 2004. Some researchers have suggested that this cluster has occurred ...

dateAug 02, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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