For 30 years, sports fans have been told to forget about streaks because the ‘hot hand’ is a fallacy. But a reanalysis says not so fast: Statistics show players really are in the zone sometimes.
A new way to generate random numbers can improve mathematics, cybersecurity and even predictions about the future. How does it work, and what does it mean for us?
The math behind all the probabilities being discussed for tonight’s Powerball drawing assumes each number is equally likely to be chosen. Is that what really happens?
Researchers have developed the world’s fastest random number generator by ‘listening’ to the continuous quantum fluctuations…