Though scientists have yet to find life beyond our own planet, the universe is rife with possibilities. Where to look, and how to recognize it when we find it, are questions physical biologist Chris Kempes explores during this Santa Fe Institute Community Lecture.
A new analysis by External Professor Aaron Clauset asks us to re-think the current "long peace" in terms of historical trends of calm and conflict.
This week at SFI, a working group brings scientists from diverse fields together to develop better quantitative models of optimal decision making.
Starting February 19, SFI's Complexity Explorer brings back a popular, and free, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).
A new paper by SFI External Professor Constantino Tsallis and Debarshee Bagchi shows which statistics are best applied to complex physical systems.
A themed issue in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, B takes an interdisciplinary approach to address the mechanisms and impacts of human cultural evolution.
This February, the Santa Fe Institute hosts an international workshop to explore a more integrative approach to thinking about evolutionary biology.