Can the study of probability help us to avoid getting wet or even live longer lives?

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Should I take an umbrella? Professor David Spiegelhalter tries to pin down what chance is as he explores the mysteries of probability. In this compelling, funny BBC science documentary he tells the story of how we discovered the way chance works. But can we ever make chance work for us?

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