Reminder: Ig Nobel winner says world WILL end Friday

This is a reminder to mark your calendar. Harold Camping, who shared the 2011 Ig Nobel Prize in mathematics, again says that the world will end this Friday, October 21, 2011. BACKGROUND:  This year’s Ig Nobel prize in mathematics was awarded two weeks ago to Dorothy Martin of the USA (who predicted the world would end in 1954), Pat […]

Camping schedule for October: The Halting Problem

Ig Nobel Prize-winner Harold Camping repeats his prediction that the world will end on October 21, 2011. Mr. Camping is an expert in what mathematicians call The Halting Problem. He gives you this audio greeting [click to hear it]. His website says: Thus we can be sure that the whole world, with the exception of those […]