Understanding Experimental Units in the Context of Scientific Experiments

Experimental Units

Are you a statistics student? Mad scientist? Middle-school science fair competitor? You came to the right place. It’s imperative to know about experimental units when delving into experimental design. If that last sentence made your head spin, you’re not alone. You’re probably wondering what an experimental unit is. It sounds super complicated. Especially when you … Read more

What Is Science and Why It’s Special?

What is Science

As the American astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has once written, “If you cherry-pick scientific truths to serve cultural, economic, religious or political objectives, you undermine the foundations of an informed democracy.” Defining the concept of “science” is a very tricky business due to nearly endless scopes. There’s also the matter of drawing the line between … Read more