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guys, sometimes science is hard.
« on: May 20, 2013, 06:12:32 PM »
seriously, I just want a straight line...
 
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Re: guys, sometimes science is hard.
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2013, 06:43:27 PM »
is there hysteresis or something?
man, i'm not good at experimental physics. It always comes out like that.
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Re: guys, sometimes science is hard.
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2013, 01:37:16 PM »
Was someone walking by your lab while you where measuring? Maybe a T-Rex? :D
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Re: guys, sometimes science is hard.
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2013, 11:32:09 PM »
oh wow, a T-Rex walking by the lab is a way cooler answer than "my thermocouple is not working"...
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Re: guys, sometimes science is hard.
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2013, 08:36:36 AM »
Easy.  Just zoom in the graph to between 220 K and 240 K. 

Problem solved.

(It worked for the "hockey stick" graph, right?)  :P