Tag: BBC

What a Coincidence!


I listened to ‘The Life Scientific’ on Radio 4 recently which was a fascinating interview with David Spiegelhalter, a Statistician.

He was talking about chance and probability.  He uses a measure (developed by Ronald A Howard) of the chance of an accidental death which is called a ‘micro mort’  this lists the number of times you have to carry out a particular activity to have a one in a million chance of dying while doing it.

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