Imagining a situation where all the games in the NCAA basketball tournament have to be played sequentially in the same arena, mathematical geneticist Noah Rosenberg asks: In how many possible sequences can these games be played?
A Stanford University study shows chaos reigns earlier in midlatitude weather models as temperatures rise. The result? Climate change could be shifting the limits of weather predictability and pushing reliable 10-day forecasts out of reach.
A new statistical model built on Stanford research generates more nuanced predictions for complicated events. The Washington Post ran this model during the 2020 presidential election and plans to use it for future elections.