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As measurements grow more precise, the approximation schemes theorists use to make predictions may not be able to keep up.The Mathematical Structure of Particle Collisions Comes Into View|Charlie Wood|August 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
USGS used laser-equipped drones to scan San Diego’s land topography paired with ocean measurements to produce these maps.Nobody’s Talking About the Sports Arena Flood Zone|MacKenzie Elmer|August 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Governments around the world have set different prices based on how harmful they believe a metric ton of carbon is to society, a highly debatable measurement.Environment Report: One Way to Force Companies to Emit Less Carbon|MacKenzie Elmer|August 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It provides a way of measuring area in the space and allows you to change the space’s shape only if area measurements stay constant.How Physics Found a Geometric Structure for Math to Play With|Kevin Hartnett|July 29, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Most convincingly, in 2015, one team overlaid many measurements of blazars behind voids and managed to tease out a faint halo of low-energy gamma rays around the blazars.The Hidden Magnetic Universe Begins to Come Into View|Natalie Wolchover|July 2, 2020|Quanta Magazine
These days it appears as if women will go to great lengths to achieve that 36-24-36 measurement.
What measurement will NBC use to gauge their success or failure in Sochi?
But given the measurement error inherent in calculating GDP, this is very nearly a distinction without a difference.Dismal Fourth Quarter GDP: Now With Slightly Less Dismal|Megan McArdle|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In October, it stood at 24.1 miles per gallon—the highest level noted since the measurement began in late 2007.
By this measurement, you may judge England and find them wanting.
In earth excavation, the measurement is much simpler, because the pit is more regular and the cars can be fully loaded.
Let the main proof of the trustworthiness of the manipulation be by measurement and by addition.The Psychology of Arithmetic|Edward L. Thorndike
The whole voyage along the Messenian coast comprises about 800 stadia, including the measurement of the bays.
Previous to this measurement, I really had no idea I was of such short stature.The Boy Tar|Mayne Reid
That the standard of measurement she applied was tremendously high made no difference to Clancy, abated no whit her judgment.Find the Woman|Arthur Somers Roche