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The New York Times and NOAA flunk Chem 101

As soon as budding freshman chemists get into their first lab they are taught about significant figures. Thus 3/7 = .4 (not .428571 which is true numerically but not experimentally) Data should never be numerically reported with more significant figures than given by the actual measurement. 306 more words

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Explaining the "pause"

There have been a number of recent posts discussing the supposed “pause” in the rise in global surface temperatures. For example, RealClimate, Tamino, and a… 122 more words

Climate Change