Science

The Brewer Who Secretly Revolutionized Statistics | Great Minds: William Gosset

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription.

When you have a study with a small sample size, how do you know that the results represent the broader population? Well, thanks to a brewer who needed to assess beer quality in the early 1900s, we now have a simple statistical test that lets us do just that!

Hosted by: Michael Aranda

SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
———-
Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
———-
Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever:

Alisa Sherbow, Silas Emrys, Drew Hart. Jeffrey Mckishen, James Knight, Christoph Schwanke, Jacob, Matt Curls, Christopher R Boucher, Eric Jensen, Adam Brainard, Nazara, GrowingViolet, Ash, Sam Lutfi, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, charles george, Alex Hackman, Chris Peters, Kevin Bealer, Jason A Saslow

———-
Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com
Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow
———-
Sources:

The strange origins of the Student’s t-test


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK553048/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7466055/
https://currentprotocols.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/cpmc.91
https://www.aeaweb.org/articles?id=10.1257/jep.22.4.199
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2331554?casa_token=1652dnOSNrEAAAAA%3AI4iWjKpCkwXkSrqiwVAsbsNLTbf6GInl0s3VM9sgZ1G-bYeUzEwaUHM3AzY0_m5SiIRrloH22n0dsDT7ShPAUie65cFhRoO-pWIXfzENzFG7HUKO7FE-&seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents

Images:
https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/beer-bubbles-in-the-high-magnification-and-close-up-bii7hhvtitl95t5z
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_Sealy_Gosset.jpg
GUINNESS
guinness
https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/artisanal-brewing-in-montpellier-france-cereal-grains-and-water-fermenting-beer-production-process-b-edyehqzsjxx43gs0
https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/flying-over-a-row-of-houses-in-an-american-suburban-neighborhood-new-construction-houses-for-sale-sardmm197jmpq7pe5
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/famous-gauss-curve-gm1004004386-271206693
Guinness Times Four
Guinness storehouse
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:William_Gosset_plaque_in_Guinness_storehouse_tour,_Ireland.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Barley_Seeds.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/pouring-of-cold-and-refreshing-beer-in-glass-with-foam-horizontal-flyer-gm1277153803-376446460
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/mash-tun-and-dissolving-vat-gm165977317-23353890
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/high-angle-view-of-metallic-vats-in-brewery-gm641999556-118331239
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/asian-female-doctor-working-with-pathogen-samples-using-microscope-gm1256323051-367811983
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/researcher-analyzing-agricultural-grains-and-legumes-in-the-laboratory-gm1150281861-311328297
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/barley-grain-heap-close-up-on-a-white-isolated-gm1214740405-353554089
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/beer-icons-gm167589994-17827900

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

PIKACHU?! — Game LÜT #8
Learning to look up again – controlling your smartphone addiction | Ross Sleight | TEDxLeamingtonSpa
One Encryption Standard to Rule Them All! – Computerphile
Why you don’t hear about the ozone layer anymore
All the Numbers – Numberphile

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *