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Wednesday Feb. 7, 2018 at 7 PM ET Tickets for seats in the theatre are now sold out. The live webcast will appear on this page   The riddle of the quantum sphinx: Quantum states and category mistakes Science is like puzzle-solving. Making sense of quantum theory is a particularly thorny kind of brain-twister, with more […]

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Wednesday Feb. 1, 2017 at 7:00 PM ET Twenty-first century finance is built on complex mathematical tools developed by “quants,” a different breed of investor with expertise in fields such as physics, mathematics, and computer science. These models have been the basis for both new trading strategies and new financial products, leading to untold wealth. […]

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Can computers think? They can certainly calculate – with staggering speed and ever-increasing power – and they have driven scientific and technological advances that would have been impossible without them. Even so, we would like to believe that, for some puzzles, there’s no substitute for old-fashioned human intuition. But this view may be changing. A […]

/Apr 09, 2018