5 of the Best Measurements In Science

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In order to figure out how the universe works, we need accurate measurements of the things that we know, and scientists have some formulas that are ridiculously accurate.

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Sources:

Intro
https://ourworldindata.org/life-expectancy#life-expectancy-has-improved-globally
https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20181002-how-long-did-ancient-people-live-life-span-versus-longevity
https://home.cern/news/news/computing/cern-data-centre-passes-200-petabyte-milestone
https://www.nist.gov/pml/fundamental-physical-constants

Time
https://www.nist.gov/news-events/news/2014/04/nist-launches-new-us-time-standard-nist-f2-atomic-clock
https://jila.colorado.edu/yelabs/sites/default/files/uploads/Ye_Cundiff_CombBook.pdf [PDF]
https://www.pnas.org/content/115/29/7449
https://physics.aps.org/articles/v11/22

Mass
https://earth.esa.int/web/eoportal/satellite-missions/m/microscope

Einstein’s Experimental Elevator

MicroSCOPE


https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.231101

Rydberg
https://journals.aps.org/rmp/abstract/10.1103/RevModPhys.80.633
https://www.thoughtco.com/what-is-the-rydberg-formula-604285
http://inspirehep.net/record/691220/files/arXiv%3Ahep-ph_0509010.pdf [PDF]
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/j.1444-0938.1997.tb04845.x

G-Factor
http://jupiter.chem.uoa.gr/thanost/papers/papers4/SciAm_218(1968)72.pdf [PDF]
https://indico.cern.ch/event/127522/contributions/108716/attachments/83026/118948/odom_g-2.pdf [PDF]
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1090780718300739
http://inspirehep.net/record/1756917?ln=en

Electric Charge
https://journals.aps.org/pra/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevA.7.1224
http://faculty.washington.edu/trawets/vc/theory/dna/index.html

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