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Wizards of Odds: The Power of Probability

Probability is the backbone of science, but how well do you understand it? Odds are, not as well as you think; it is a surprisingly subtle concept that is often misunderstood, sometimes even by professionals who use it to guide crucial and far-reaching decisions. In this program, experts from technology, physics, medicine, and programming explore the slippery side of probability and the powerful role it plays in modern life. This program is part of the Big Ideas Series, made possible with support from the John Templeton Foundation.Learn More

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Physics & Mathematics
Wizards of Odds: The Power of Probability

Probability is the backbone of science, but how well do you understand it? Odds are, not as well as you think; it is a surprisingly subtle concept that is often misunderstood, sometimes even by professionals who use it to guide crucial and far-reaching decisions. In this program, experts from technology, physics, medicine, and programming explore the slippery side of probability and the powerful role it plays in modern life. This program is part of the Big Ideas Series, made possible with support from the John Templeton Foundation.Learn More

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