Santa Fe Institute


Since its founding in 1984, the Santa Fe Institute has devoted itself to creating a unique scientific research community, where quantitative methods and the tools and principles of many disciplines are brought to bear on significant questions for science and society.

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Addressing the 'wicked' problem of sustainability through the complex systems lens May 20, 2015 -

In an article for the Journal of Industrial Ecology, SFI’s Luís Bettencourt and Christa ...

Working group asks what higher math can do for computer science May 19, 2015 -

Computer scientists have barely scratched the surface of what higher math might offer their field ...

Why so many sperm? More 'searchers' may be needed to overcome high mortality rate May 19, 2015 -

Research by SFI Professor Sid Redner and fellow physicist Baruch Meerson suggests that nature might ...

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