Balloon links peope with same name

The Helium Balloon With a Magical Ending The two have, understandably, become lifelong friends since. (And if you want to know more about their lives since their chance meeting, the Radiolab interview is a great listen.) While there’s no deeper meaning here, the story of the Buxton girls is a reminder that just because something is highly improbable doesn’t mean it’s impossible — hardly. The odds of something like this happening, according to statistician Chris Chatfield of Bath University (via the Guardian) is small — “a million to one – if not more.” But even at a billion to one, with seven billion people in the world, coincidences of this magnitude are bound to happen every so often. (And you should probably listen when your grandfather wants to do an impromptu science experiment.)
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Date submitted:Sat, 08 Dec 2018 19:54:08 +0000Coincidence ID:10152