A new look at an indeterminate world
Uncertainty is baked into our modern world. We explore how everything from quantum particles to humans themselves turn out to be undetermined in ways that upset expectations. Even mathematics itself—the language of logic—includes statements that can be proven to be neither true nor false.
- Why It’s Good To Be Wrong: Nothing obstructs access to the truth like a belief in absolute truthfulness, by David Deutsch
- A Universe Made of Tiny, Random Chunks: The space-time that makes up our universe is inherently uncertain, by Carl Frederick
- The Deepest Uncertainty: When a hypothesis is neither true nor false, by Ayalur Krishnan
- This issue also includes contributions from: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Jonathan Berger, Nessa Carey, Stephen Cass, Claire Creffeld, Simon DeDeo, David Ewing Duncan, Stuart Firestein, Allan Dodds Frank, K.G. Jewell, Jonathon Keats, David Levine, Todd Pitock, and Vlatko Vedral.