Subject: Physics

Datafile Subject:Famous Datasets, Physics, Science,
Story names:Density of the Earth,
Description: Dataset contains 29 measurements of the density of the earth, obtained by Henry Cavendish in 1798 using a torsion balance. Density is presented as a multiple of the density of water....
Datafile Subject:Science, Physics,
Story names:Chromatography,
Description: Results of a study of gas chromatography, a technique which is used to detect very small amounts of a substance. Five measurements were taken for each of four specimens containing different amounts of the substance. The amount of the substance in each specimen was determined before the experiment....
Datafile Subject:Physics,
Story names:Speed of Light,
Description: Michelson's measurements of the velocity of light in air. In 1879, A. A. Michelson made 100 determinations of the velocity of light in air using a modification of a method proposed by the French physicist Foucault. The data are given here as reported by Stigler. The numbers are in km/sec, and have h...

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