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  • Popper's View Of Science
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    Popper and Kuhn: Two Views of Science In this essay I attempt to answer the following two questions: What is Karl Popper's view of science? Do I feel that Thomas Kuhn makes important points against it? The two articles that I make reference to are 'Science: Conjectures and Refutations' by Karl Popper and 'Logic of Discovery or Psychology of Research?' by Thomas Kuhn. Both articles appear in the textbook to this class. In the article, 'Science: Conjectures and Refutations', Karl Popper attempts t...
  • Copernican Theory Of Motion Of Earth
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    Galileo Galilei 'founder of modern experimental science' Galileo Galilei was one of the most remarkable scientists ever. He discovered many new ideas and theories and introduced them to mankind. Galileo helped society as an Italian astronomer and physicist, but how did he come to be such a great and well-known scientist? It took hard work and patience... Galileo was born during the renaissance in Pisa, Italy on February 15, 1564. He was raised by his mom, Giulia Am manati, and his dad, Vincenzo ...
  • Sense Of Trust And Openness Amongst Scientists
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    Moral Judgements Jakob Bronowski's book, "Science and Human Values" argues that the scientific method of inquiry into reality provides a generally applicable foundation for moral judgement. Bronowski says, "in order to keep the study in a manageable field. I will continue to choose a society in which the principle of truth rules. Therefore the society which I will examine is that formed by scientists themselves: it is the body of scientists" (Bronowski 58). Bronowski makes it clear in his book t...
  • Truth Of Scientific Theories
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    Does science consist in the progressive development of objective truth? Contrast the views of Kuhn with one other writer on this topic. The philosopher and historian of science Thomas Kuhn introduced the term paradigm as a key part of what he called "normal science": In normal (that is non revolutionary) periods in a science, there is a consensus across the relevant scientific community about the theoretical and methodological rules to be followed. (Marshall 1998). Paradigms tend to shift over t...
  • Vibrating Strings Of String Theory
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    Human beings have an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and an urgent drive for understanding. The further we go on our quest for absolute truth and the deeper we plunge into the heart of the ultimate reality, the more profound our questions become. Could there be something more to this world of ours than that which meets the eye? Is there some elaborate design behind the infinite galaxies, stars, and planets, or are we simply at the mercy of a chaotic and unordered universe? What is it that has ...
  • Scientists Use To Theories On Events
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    Humans are curious, like the monkeys we use to be I suppose. By nature have always been fascinated by the past. Many feel that unlocking our past can open doors to the future. Our history is brief in comparison with that of the earth, but yet no claims can be made that we are close to understanding our own human existence, or the roads we took in the past which led us to where we are today. In that light it would be foolish that we could hope to understand what happened on earth before our arriv...
  • Superstring Theories
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    In 1979 two scientists met at The Center for Nuclear Research (CERN). Thesemen's names are Michael Green and John Schwarz. John Schwarz had been working on the Theory of Superstrings / Theory of Everything. Michael Green the younger of the two men was studying all research that he could get his hands on, and was fascinated by the Theory. John Schwarz who had been tired of the Theory of Superstrings and the Theory of Everything in 1974 saw a new passion and new data that would be the fuel for Mic...
  • Theories About Earth
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    In A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking There were very many interesting theories and facts that were brought up about physics. A couple of these theories and fact help lead me to deciding on my opinion about the future of physics in the 21st century. My opinion is that in the 21st century a couple of things will happen in the way of physics. First I think scientist will continue work on old experiments and make new theories. Another one of my thought are that scientist will prove previous...
  • Truth As Many Good Scientists
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    When we think about defining a good biologist, the origin of what is considered in culturally common thought of as good science and our definition of what defines a biologist will differ. A biologist can be often described as a scientist who studies living organisms and their relationship to their environment. When looking at being a good biologist, the gathering and evaluation of evidence is essential to the definition of a good scientist must posses. Whether or not one chooses to challenge the...
  • Lemaitre Evidence For His Theory
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    It is a scientific theory about the origin of the universe. The universe was created approximately 10 to 20 billion years ago from a cosmic explosion that throw matter in all directions. A scientist call Lemaitre in 1927 proposed that the universe began with an explosion of a primeval atom. This theory was based on observing the red shift in distant nebul as. Many years later a scientist called Hubble found that distant galaxies in every direction are going away from earth with speeds proportion...
  • Foam Theory And The Paint
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    The Columbia shuttle crashed on February 1, 2003. Tragically, seven astronauts were killed including the first Israeli astronaut. What caused this catastrophe? Several theories are known; however, none have been proven with un-circumstantial evidence. Two of the most popular theories are the foam theory and the paint thinner theory. The Columbia disaster, a tragedy that took seven lives, has several theories for the cause. The first theory is the foam theory. When the space shuttle took off, a t...
  • Wegener's Theory
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    Pangaea: The Truth Untold "Scientists still do not appear to understand sufficiently that all earth sciences must contribute evidence toward unveiling the state of our planet in earlier times, and that the truth of the matter can only be reached by looking through all this evidence... It is only by combing the information furnished by all the earth sciences that we can hope to determine 'truth' here, that is to say, to find the picture that sets out all the known facts in the best arrangement an...
  • Theory Of Evolution
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    About 4 billion years ago the planet that today is called Earth came to live than years later life came to exist on that planet that humans live on today. But since then humans the search for knowledge about the origin of humanity is as troubled human minds. Since then the greatest have not stopped figuring out how they came to life but have never found an answer and today this problem is one of the greatest mysteries unsolved by human minds. The search for how life began on Earth can be dated a...

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