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Going to extremes to predict natural disasters

Predicting natural disasters remains one of the most challenging problems in simulation science because not only are they rare but also because only few of the millions of entries in datasets relate to extreme events. A systematic ...

dateJul 10, 2017 in Mathematics
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What maths does—building a perfect metropolis

Oxford Mathematician Neave O'Clery works with mathematical models to describe the processes behind industrial diversification and economic growth. Here she discusses her work in Oxford and previously at Harvard to explain ...

dateJul 10, 2017 in Mathematics
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Emojis and the jealous heart

Nearly 70 percent of Americans use some form of social media, according to a Pew Research Center survey. There is little doubt it affects our daily lives—but how?

dateJul 07, 2017 in Social Sciences
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