Oh my...what's in WiFi?
"At first Aiden was excited as the seeds started to grow, but by the second to the last day one of his notations on the WiFi sprouts was 'strange ... Aiden's mom tends to agree—although in more scientific terms. "Results clearly showed reduced DNA ...
The Golden Rules Of Error Analysis
One would think that any undergraduate in any scientific field knows the basics ... INSIST on the plus/minus notation. It forces people to think one tiny step further. I explained such many times. I realize now that my efforts back-fired.
What Are The Odds Of A Perfect NCAA Bracket?
Indeed, March Madness already hit the news a few weeks ago with word of Warren Buffett backing Quicken Loans’ billion-dollar contest for a perfect NCAA Men’s Basketball bracket ... it is easiest expressed in scientific notation, where we count ...
The Infinite Variety of Wrong Answers
The calculation in question involved multiplying three numbers that were in scientific notation, and dividing by the product of two other numbers in scientific notation, which is how he ended up with all his answers off by a factor of 10…) The infinite ...
Enormous numbers could create a mental black hole
And yet, "These are enormous numbers that no human being is intuitively ... In the physical world, most of the big numbers can still be expressed using scientific notation. For instance, the universe contains about 10 to the 80 atoms (not that far from ...