First mathematical network model for the Battle of the Sexes

Why is it easier to bridge conflicting interests in one neighbourhood than in another? Social scientists think that the residents' social networks may play an important role in the answer to this question. Sociologists and ...

Swarm explores a new feature of the northern lights

Thanks to social media and the power of citizen scientists chasing the northern lights, a new feature was discovered recently. Nobody knew what this strange ribbon of purple light was, so … it was called Steve.

Social instability lies ahead, researcher says

Cliodynamics is a new "transdisciplinary discipline" that treats history as just another science. Ten years ago I started applying its tools to the society I live in: the United States. What I discovered alarmed me.

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