light: Simon Newcomb's Measurements for the Speed of Light

Description Usage Format Details Examples

Description

Simon Newcomb's measurements (1882) to measure the speed of light. The data are recordes as deviations from 24800 nanoseconds.

Usage

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Format

The format is: atomic [1:66] 28 26 33 24 34 -44 27 16 40 -2 ... - attr(*, "comment")= chr "Units: deviations from 24800 nanoseconds"

Details

The currently accepted value for the speed of light on this scale is 33.0.

Examples

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data(light)
comment(light)
hist(light, breaks=40)
abline(v=33.0, col="red")

Example output

[1] "Units: deviations from 24800 nanoseconds"

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