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What limitations are there in measuring physical properties accurately?

In a StackOverflow answer, I attempted to explain why a 32-bit float was perfectly adequate for representing the questioner's weight measurement: Physical properties are inaccurately measured ...
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Getting nonphysical results when solving for the index of refraction of a slab?

I'm trying to computationally find the refractive indices (real and imaginary) for a thin slab suspended in air (so the only indices to deal with are air and my material's). I've experimentally taken ...
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2nd - 3rd Year Physics Labs [closed]

I'm looking to propose a new physics laboratory experiment, does anyone have any particularly fond memories of an experiment they carried out whilst at University? I'd like to include a section that ...
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What jobs can you get in the field of physics? [duplicate]

What good, fun and reasonably well paid jobs can you get in the field of physics?
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Computational Science involve programming? [closed]

I read what is computational science in Wikipedia but the explanation and understanding are not very clear. So, I could you please give a simple example computational science project and what all ...