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R H Draney

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Registered: 4/20/07
Re: How "New Scientist" robbed me
Posted: Jul 7, 2011 12:01 PM
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IAP filted:
>
>On Jul 6, 7:10=A0am, abzorba <myles...@yahoo.com.au> wrote:
>

>> the correct statistical measure to employ is not
>> "millions of passenger kilometers travelled" but =A0 "millions of
>> passenger hours elapsed" - - All the author of this
>> tome had to do was substitute hours for kilometers, and so derive the
>> new and far more accurate figures for risk. In the new analysis, air
>> travel is far less safe, much less so than trains, and about as safe
>> as traveling in cars.

>
>So, by the ratio deaths per hour, what would be the safest way to
>travel? Pram? Perhaps not, they get run over by cars. Staying put
>would probably be as safe as you can get, but does it count?


What's the recent accident rate per passenger-hour for zeppelin travel?...r


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Me? Sarcastic?
Yeah, right.


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