Archive: Jeffrey Rosenthal Explains Probability Theory

Studio 2

In his book "Struck by Lightning: The Curious World Of Probabilities", Professor Jeffrey Rosenthal uses his math skills to explain what probability theory is and how it works. Terrorists, car crashes, flu pandemics; Rosenthal says we're afraid of the wrong things and reveals what we should really worry about. (Originally aired January 2006)
Aired:
Jan 12, 2006