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Tails You Win: The Science of Chance (2012)

Professor David Spiegelhalter tries to pin down what chance truly is and how it works in the real world. With his unique storytelling method, he applies a blend of wit and wisdom, animation... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
David Spiegelhalter David Spiegelhalter ... Himself - Presenter (as Professor David Spiegelhalter)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chris Brune Chris Brune ... Himself - Games designer, IGT
Spencer Dale Spencer Dale ... Himself - Chief Economist, Bank of England
Margaret de Valois Margaret de Valois ... Herself - Actuary, Mazars
Michael Fish Michael Fish ... Himself (archive footage)
Bill Giles Bill Giles ... Himself (archive footage)
Tim Palmer Tim Palmer ... Himself - Atmospheric Physicist (as Prof Tim Palmer)
Mike Shackleford Mike Shackleford ... Himself - 'The Wizard of Odds'
Stephanie Shirley Stephanie Shirley ... Herself - Mathematician (as Dame Stephanie Shirley)
Ed Smith Ed Smith ... Himself - Former England cricketer, Author 'Luck'
Rene Vignos Rene Vignos ... Himself - Structural Engineer
Mary Lou Zoback Mary Lou Zoback ... Herself - Seismologist (as Prof Mary Lou Zoback)
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Professor David Spiegelhalter tries to pin down what chance truly is and how it works in the real world. With his unique storytelling method, he applies a blend of wit and wisdom, animation, graphics, and gleeful nerdery to the joys of chance and the mysteries of probability. It is a vital branch of mathematics that tells us what might happen in the future based on the events of the past.

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UK

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Release Date:

18 October 2012 (UK) See more »

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Sannolikhet See more »

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