Yearly Numbers of Important Discoveries
The numbers of “great” inventions and scientific discoveries in each year from 1860 to 1959.
Number of “great” discoveries that year.
The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1975 Edition, pages 315–318.
McNeil, D. R. (1977). Interactive Data Analysis. New York: Wiley.
t = octave.dataset.discoveries; plot (t.year, t.discoveries); xlabel ("Time"); ylabel ("Number of important discoveries"); title ("discoveries data set");