Yearly Numbers of Important Discoveries
The numbers of “great” inventions and scientific discoveries in each year from 1860 to 1959.
A time series of 100 values.
The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1975 Edition, pages 315–318.
McNeil, D. R. (1977) Interactive Data Analysis. Wiley.
plot(discoveries, ylab = "Number of important discoveries",
las = 1)
title(main = "discoveries data set")