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Obviously scientific paradigms shift over time, but what's the process by which they go about changing?

Thomas Kuhn had a lot to say about periods of normal science and periods of revolutionary science. Is it time for another scientific revolution?

Read more at http://mitchellcrouch.com/philosophy-of-science-6-scientific-revolutions/ !
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Obviously scientific paradigms shift over time, but what's the process by which they go about changing?

Thomas Kuhn had a lot to say about periods of normal science and periods of revolutionary science. Is it time for another scientific revolution?

Read more at http://mitchellcrouch.com/philosophy-of-science-6-scientific-revolutions/ !
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Obviously scientific paradigms shift over time, but what's the process by which they go about changing?

Thomas Kuhn had a lot to say about periods of normal science and periods of revolutionary science. Is it time for another scientific revolution?

Read more at http://mitchellcrouch.com/philosophy-of-science-6-scientific-revolutions/ !
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How can we prove that emeralds are green? Well, we can't, but can we prove they're not 'grue'?

Karl Popper introduced science to empirical falsification, a philosophy of disproving things! This was a step in the right direction for trying to avoid the problem of induction.

Find out more about this fascinating idea at http://mitchellcrouch.com/philosophy-of-science-5-empirical-falsification/ !
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How can we prove that emeralds are green? Well, we can't, but can we prove they're not 'grue'?

Karl Popper introduced science to empirical falsification, a philosophy of disproving things! This was a step in the right direction for trying to avoid the problem of induction.

Find out more about this fascinating idea at http://mitchellcrouch.com/philosophy-of-science-5-empirical-falsification/ !
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How can we prove that emeralds are green? Well, we can't, but can we prove they're not 'grue'?

Karl Popper introduced science to empirical falsification, a philosophy of disproving things! This was a step in the right direction for trying to avoid the problem of induction.

Find out more about this fascinating idea at http://mitchellcrouch.com/philosophy-of-science-5-empirical-falsification/ !
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How can we prove that emeralds are green? Well, we can't, but can we prove they're not 'grue'?

Karl Popper introduced science to empirical falsification, a philosophy of disproving things! This was a step in the right direction for trying to avoid the problem of induction.

Find out more about this fascinating idea at http://mitchellcrouch.com/philosophy-of-science-5-empirical-falsification/ !
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Why is gravity just a #theory ? What thought about swans changed the way we think about #science ?

The problem of induction is a huge issue that scientists have been grappling with for years. How are we meant to prove we're right when, for all we know, we could be completely wrong?

Read more about this challenging puzzle at http://mitchellcrouch.com/philosophy-of-science-4-the-problem-of-induction/ !
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#Forensics is at it again, bustin' bad guys and solvin' crimes!

Every person is unique, and we all carry our own #microbiomes; collections of tiny life forms that live on our skin. Much like a fingerprint, these #microbes could be used to identify criminals in the future!

Read more about this fantastic idea at http://bit.ly/185oMW9, via +Sydney Opera House!
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Iguazu Falls, on the border of Argentina and Brazil. (Protyreus)
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