Latest Peter Turchin Stories

Predicting The Rise Of Complex Societies With Mathematics
2013-09-24 05:10:23

A unique marriage of mathematics and history has helped researchers solve the mysteries surrounding the evolution of human society from small groups to the larger, more complex societies of the modern era.

2009-10-06 07:58:26

University of Connecticut professor explains how coin hoards signal population size.

Word of the Day
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.