Beyond Coincidence: Stories of Amazing Coincidences and the Mystery and Mathematics that Lie Behind Them

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Icon, 2004 - Chance - 292 pages
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This is a collection of over 200 stories of amazing coincidence and an exploration of the mystery and mathematics of synchronicity.

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BEYOND COINCIDENCE: Amazing Stories of Coincidence and the Mystery and Mathematics Behind Them

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

London-based journalists Plimmer and King take on probability and chance and describe many of the scofflaws in the confounding realm of coincidence.As the subtitle promises, the stories, adapted from ... Read full review

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User Review  - LarsTheLibrarian - LibraryThing

A great blend of facts, science, experiments, and anecdotes. The first half of the book deals with the science behind so called "coincidences", discussing possibilities both very scientific and ... Read full review


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Martin Plimmer is a journalist and broadcaster. Once, while in the waiting room of a hospital after banging his head, Martin found a two-year-old magazine open at an article he had written on the subject of headaches.....Brian King is an award-winning pioneer of radio fly-on-the-wall documentaries; the producer of a hundreds of programmes for BBC Radio 4.

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