Germano D’Abramo, a leading researcher in space astrophysics and planetary sciences, discusses what goes into the calculation of the impact probability of a newly discovered asteroid.
Michelle Dunn and Sam Behseta interview Jay Kadane, discussing his latest book, Principles of Uncertainty, his views on statistics, and his advocacy for human rights.
Sander Greenland responds to a recent commentary on ethics of using priors written by Andrew Gelman.
Donald A. Redelmeier and Christopher J. Yarnell suggest that the unusually sharp elevation of the number of road accidents around April 15 may have something to do with the anxieties and burdens of the tax deadline.
Stephen Blyth gives an insightful set of recommendations for applying statistical modeling of complex phenomena, particularly that of financial data.
Christian Robert organizes a special Book Reviews column in remembrance of George Casella.