Friday the 13th: why are we worried?

“And a great portent appeared in heaven, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.” Revelation 12:1   By Peter Norton, Professor of Psychology...

Trust Me, I’m An Expert: What is sport worth?

Alvaro Mendoza/Unsplash, CC BY-SA By Justin Bergman, The Conversation; Madeleine De Gabriele, The Conversation, and Phoebe Roth, The Conversation   Even if you’re no great sports fan, you may have noticed...

Trust Me, I’m An Expert: The explainer episode

After this episode, you’ll be able to explain how quantum mechanics affects everything from the way your jeans are cut to the headphones you use. Cindy Zhi/The Conversation NY-BD-CC, CC BY-SA Julie Carli, The...

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