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Mention “famous pairings” and you might think of baseball and hot dogs, chicken and dumplings, Brad and Angelina, or Paris and Rome. Thanks to William Gosset, you can now add statistics and beer to the list.
William Sealy Gosset was born in Canterbury, England. A gifted student, Gosset graduated from Oxford University in 1899 at the age of 23, with degrees in chemistry and mathematics. On graduation, he was promptly recruited by the Guinness Brewing Company, one of the world's largest brewers. Guinness saw Gosset's mathematics and chemistry training as well-suited to helping them produce a consistently high quality beer.
As expected, Gosset's background ...