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How is the word kernel associated with distributions?

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How did early physicists experimentally assign electronic transitions in atoms?

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Why statistical moments are called moments?

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What is the origin of "normal" in normal coordinates and normal modes?

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Etymology of Some Terms Used in Ratio and Proportion in Old Algebra Textbooks

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Who came up with the convolution theorem?

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High voltage / current sources in 19th century cathode ray experiments

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Earliest measurement of proton's mass

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What is the origin of the concept of reduced mass?

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Diffraction pattern of Michelson's echelon

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Who associated the sharp, principal, diffuse, fundamental spectral terms with electron's momentum?

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How did the early chemists make a connection between gram formula weight with 1 mole and Avogadro's number?

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How did the early chemists determine the atomic weight of hydrogen?

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History of group theory character tables (as used in physics and chemistry)

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Earliest known usage of letter gamma "Γ" for reducible representation in group theory

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Origins of molecular orbital diagrams?

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History of circulant matrices for convolution

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Attributed quote to Nikola Tesla

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Who came up with a number of the theoretical plates equation?

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Is it a historical coincidence that relative atomic weights by chemical methods and mass spectrometry are very close?

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Hydrogen electrode and its electrode potential

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On the origin of the concept of aliasing & the Discrete Fourier Transform frequency axis

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What experiments led to the sign of the electron's charge?

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Who used the symbol $S_n$ for "rotation reflection" as a symmetry operation?