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"Risk is life, life is risk. Only death corresponds to sustainable equilibrium. 
Any interesting out-of-equilbrium system (biological, ecological, societal, economic and so on) is prone to downside as well as upside risks, the non-certain outcomes that give rises to disruptions as well as opportunities."

D. Sornette, March 2012



A Rethink of Nuclear Risk Assessment

Prof. Didier Sornette and Dr. Spencer Wheatley, D-MTEC and a researcher at the University of Sussex, England, have carried out the biggest-ever statistical analysis of historical nuclear accidents. Read more 


Man-made Catastrophes and Risk Information Concealment

Publication by Springer of our book "Man-made Catastrophes and Risk Information Concealment (25 case studies of major disasters and human fallibility)" Read more 


Wieso fördert die Schweiz ihren teuersten Rohstoff nicht?

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Response to the criticism

"On the probability of predicting future Fukushima’s" Read more 


European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2015

Prof. Didier Sornette presented a keynote entitled "Safety and Reliability in Dragon-Kings’ Lair" Read more 

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