Name: Speed of Light Experiment

 

Abstract: This data is an experiment performed by Michelson.  He measured the speed of light in 1879 and in 1882.

 

Variables (column):

  1. Speed of Light (km/sec)
  2. Year (0=1879 Data, 1=1882 Data)

Possible Uses: ANOVA

 

References: Stigler, Stephen. "Do Robust Estimators Work with Real Data?" _Annals of Statistics._ Volume 5, Issue 6 (Nov. 1977), 1055-1098.