Black swan (disambiguation)

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Black swan is the common name for Cygnus atratus, an Australasian waterfowl.

Black Swan may also refer to

Arts, literature, TV, and film[edit]

Books and stories
Fictional things
  • Black Swan (comics), name of a German Marvel Comics mercenary and enemy to Deadpool and Agent X
  • The Black Swan (pub), fictional pub in the UK soap opera Family Affairs
  • The Black Swan, mysterious Russian-born air pirate and femme fatale in the 2000 PC game Crimson Skies
  • The Black Swan, another name for the character Odile in the ballet Swan Lake by Peter Tchaikovsky




Philosophy of science[edit]

  • Black swan fallacy, or "one black swan", an often cited example of falsifiability or refutability


Probability and economic consequences[edit]

  • Black swan theory, term developed by Nassim Taleb to label unexpected, rare events
  • The Black Swan, a book by Nassim Taleb often cited in financial circles

Publishing and printing[edit]

See also[edit]