Part of Kuban's K-Paleo Place
Compendium of ground rules for laboratory workers:
1. When you do not know what you are doing, do it neatly
2. First draw your curves then plot the data
3. Experience is directly proportional to the equipment ruined
4. Experiments must be reproducible; they should all fail the same
The quantity which, when added to, subtracted from, divided by,
or multiplied into the answer gives the correct answer.
When all else fails, read the instructions.
The probability of a given event occurring is inversely
proportional to its desirability.
An experiment is considered successful if no more than half
of the data must be discarded to obtain agreement with your theory.
No experiment is a complete failure; it can always be used as a
Handy Guide to Modern Science
1. If it's green or it wiggles, it's part of biology.
2. If it stinks, it's chemistry.
3. If it doesn't work, it's physics.