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The Picture, a Window in Time

Some random events defy the probability of mere coincidence

Authors: William House and Chris Lovelace

View of the Oregon Coast from Ecola State Park — Credit: William House; Public Domain

Life sometimes coalesces around small events, whose confluence in time and space defies the probability of mere coincidence. Yet, no other rational explanation for these events presents itself. So it was on a certain Monday in September, about…




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