Episode 14: The World Will End Soon! At Least Statistically

Podcast Streuspanne – Statistics and Its Curiosities /

This week, Dr Jochen Fiedler and Dr Sascha Feth, together with moderator Esther Packullat, take a closer look at the topic »end of the world«. They try to examine the end of the world with the help of the Doomsday Argument, which is based on probability theory and statistics. What conclusions do the three come to, what other considerations do they take into account and can the end of the world really be statistically predicted?