Significance magazine: October 2019 issue

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During World War II, more than 2,300 V-1 'flying bombs' fell on London, killing an estimated 5,500 people. Londoners observed at the time that bombs seemed to fall in clusters. But were these apparent clusters the result of targeting or random chance?

In the October 2019 issue of Significance, Liam P Shaw and Luke F Shaw follow in the footsteps of RD Clarke, the actuary who sought to answer this question. While telling Clarke’s story, they recreate his analysis using modern data science tools.

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