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30/12/2011

A guide to interesting, informative or just plain idiosyncratic numbers of the year. Plus, does probability really exist?

The year in numbers - people name and discuss the number which they found to be the most revealing or surprising. Plus, does probability really exist.
Contributors: David Spiegelhalter, Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at Cambridge University; Owen Spottiswoode, Fullfact.org; Tracey Brown from Sense about Science; Jil Matheson, UK Statistics Authority; George Monbiot; Sir Mark Walport, Director of the Wellcome Trust; Money Box presenter Paul Lewis; Sports Statistician, Robert Mastrodomenico; Dr Linda Yeuh Economics Correspondent at Bloomberg; Stand up Mathematician Matt Parker.

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30 minutes

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New Year's Day 2012 20:00

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  • Fri 30 Dec 2011 16:30
  • New Year's Day 2012 20:00

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