How many measurements of a physical quantity should you do to get a representative value / distribution? [on hold]
When we measure a physical quantity multiple times, we can calculate several values which should help us understand the whole measurement better: Standard deviation, variance, median, average, and so ...
Are there special muller tubes that only measure alpha for example?
Let's say that an experiment has to determine the number of cosmic muon at sea level. The appropriate equipment is ready to measure the counting rate. I can think of two ways Count for 10 minutes, ...
I am taking a course on thermodynamics. I have a question from my text(halliday & resnick,physics-1). They asked me to measure temperature of an ant or an insect or a small body,like a small ...
How was Dorsey able to measure speed of light with 3 significant digits in the year of 1907?
I'm running an experiment -- for the question, it doesn't matter which one, but I'm measuring an optical intensity $I$ as a function of two parameters: reflection angle $\theta$ and wavelength ...