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And, even as technology improves, some sets of error bars stubbornly refuse to overlap.
The biggest reason the error bars on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet trend are so large is that slow upward rebound of the bedrock beneath the ice.
The range of values is entirely contained within the error bars of a previous measurement made using an atom interferometer.
But the big story here is the range of values covered by those error bars.
The error bars on the 100 ppm value are also large, meaning that 35 ppm is actually within the range of the measurement error.
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