BBC Science in Action – Spurious Correlations

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Featured in BBC World Service radio programme ‘Science in Action’ on 17/09/2017

Understanding whether events that appear to be connected are one thing caused by the other, or just simple correlation, or patterns of trends, can be a tricky business. But it’s the key to understanding cause and coincidence. Silvia Lazzaris looks at the weird and wonderfully, spuriously correlated world we live in.



Published by silvialazzaris

Italian writer based in the UK.

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