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  • 1 Experiment — Experimental redirects here. For the musical classification, see Experimental music. For other uses, see Experiment (disambiguation). Even very young children perform rudimentary experiments in order to learn about the world. An experiment is a… …

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  • 2 Continuous-repayment mortgage — Analogous to continuous compounding, a continuous annuity[1][2] is an ordinary annuity in which the payment interval is narrowed indefinitely. A (theoretical) continuous repayment mortgage is a mortgage loan paid by means of a continuous annuity …

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  • 3 Oil-drop experiment — The purpose of Robert Millikan and Harvey Fletcher s oil drop experiment (1909) was to measure the electric charge of the electron. They did this by carefully balancing the gravitational and electric forces on tiny charged droplets of oil… …

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  • 4 Oil drop experiment — Millikan s setup for the oil drop experiment The oil drop experiment was an experiment performed by Robert Millikan and Harvey Fletcher in 1909 to measure the elementary electric charge (the charge of the electron). The experiment entailed… …

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  • 5 Miller–Urey experiment — The experiment The Miller and Urey experiment[1] (or Urey–Miller experiment)[2] was an experiment that simulated hypothetical conditions thought at the time to be present on the earl …

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  • 6 Miller-Urey experiment — The Miller Urey experiment (or Urey Miller experiment) was an experiment that simulated hypothetical conditions present on the early Earth and tested for the occurrence of chemical evolution. Specifically, the experiment tested Oparin and Haldane …

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  • 7 Natural experiment — A natural experiment is an observational study in which the assignment of treatments to subjects has been haphazard: That is, the assignment of treatments has been made by nature , but not by experimenters. Thus, a natural experiment is not a… …

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  • 8 Blind experiment — A blind or blinded experiment is a scientific experiment where some of the people involved are prevented from knowing certain information that might lead to conscious or subconscious bias on their part, invalidating the results. For example, when …

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  • 9 The Sontaran Experiment — 077 – The Sontaran Experiment Doctor Who serial Styre examines the results of Experiment 5: Fluid deprivation Cast …

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  • 10 Factorial experiment — In statistics, a factorial experiment is an experiment whose design consists of two or more factors, each with discrete possible values or levels , and whose experimental units take on all possible combinations of these levels across all such… …

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  • 11 Stern–Gerlach experiment — In quantum mechanics, the Stern–Gerlach experiment [Walther Gerlach Otto Stern, Das magnetische Moment des Silberatoms , Zeitschrift für Physik 9, 353 355 (1922).] , named after Otto Stern and Walther Gerlach, is an important 1922 experiment on… …

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  • 12 Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment — The Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) is a research program of the World Climate Research Programme intended to observe, comprehend and models the Earth s water cycle. The experiment also observes how much energy the Earth receives …

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  • 13 Cowan–Reines neutrino experiment — The neutrino experiment, also called the Cowan and Reines neutrino experiment, was performed by Clyde L. Cowan and Frederick Reines in 1956. This experiment confirmed the existence of the antineutrino a neutrally charged subatomic particle with… …

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  • 14 Neutrino experiment — The neutrino experiment, also called the Cowan and Reines neutrino experiment, was performed by Clyde L. Cowan and Frederick Reines in 1956. This experiment confirmed the existence of the antineutrino mdash;a very light and neutrally charged… …

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  • 15 Brynmawr Experiment — Brynmawr, in South Wales suffered from the 1920s through the Great Depression and World War II, when much of its traditional heavy industry disappeared. The economic depression began in 1921 with the closure of several collieries in the area.… …

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  • 16 process — n. 1. Course, progress, advance, continued movement, train. 2. Operation, procedure, proceeding, action, performance, step, transaction, measure, conduct, management, series of measures, mode of operation, course, continuous experiment. 3. (Law.) …

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  • 17 probability theory — Math., Statistics. the theory of analyzing and making statements concerning the probability of the occurrence of uncertain events. Cf. probability (def. 4). [1830 40] * * * Branch of mathematics that deals with analysis of random events.… …

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  • 18 Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …

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  • 19 statistics — /steuh tis tiks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the science that deals with the collection, classification, analysis, and interpretation of numerical facts or data, and that, by use of mathematical theories of probability, imposes order and… …

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  • 20 Physical Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Scientists discovered a new family of superconducting materials and obtained unique images of individual hydrogen atoms and of a multiple exoplanet system. Europe completed the Large Hadron Collider, and China and India took… …

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