discoveries

Yearly Numbers of Important Discoveries

The numbers of “great” inventions and scientific discoveries in each year from 1860 to 1959.

Keywords
datasets
Usage
discoveries
Format

A time series of 100 values.

Source

The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1975 Edition, pages 315--318.

References

McNeil, D. R. (1977) Interactive Data Analysis. Wiley.

Aliases
  • discoveries
Examples
library(datasets) require(graphics) plot(discoveries, ylab = "Number of important discoveries", las = 1) title(main = "discoveries data set")
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