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The Science Show - Separate stories podcast

ABC Radio National

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

The Science Show separate stories podcast makes it easy to find your favourite stories each week. Your essential source of what's making news in the complex world of scientific research, scandal and discovery, The Science Show with Robyn Williams is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio.

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Zipf’s law: the curious aspect of human language and communication in nature

August 22nd, 2015

Episode 249 of 483 episodes

If words are ranked according to how often they are used, then a clear mathematical relationship arises. And mysteriously, the relationship is also found elsewhere in nature.

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