Flipping a coin ?

Joseph Bento joseph at kirtland.com
Tue Dec 4 22:38:23 CST 2012

On 12/4/2012 7:01 PM, Mike O'Dell wrote:
> a perfect coin, perfectly random initial conditions,
> and an infinite number of trials if you are trying
> to verify it experimentally.  that's hard.
> besides, what with quantum fluctuations,
> who knows what was actually acting upon that coin!

How about the infinitesimal odds that it will land on its edge? Since 
most coins will balance on their edge, it has to be a possibility, 
however remote.

Joe, N6DGY

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