Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Mendeleev's Predictions

I am a big fan of predictions -- especially mathematically accurate predictions like Einstein's result for the anomalous perihelion shift of Mercury, or Schwinger's prediction of the electron anomalous magnetic moment (g-2 ≈ α/π) -- or even QCD's prediction for the muon capture rate by protons, which was recently confirmed -- but Mendeleev didn't do so bad either:

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