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Time to ditch falsifiability?

Related to my last two posts, and our discussion, Sean Carroll turned in an answer to the “What Scientific Ideas Are Ready for Retirement?” ¬†His answer? ¬†Falsifiability. Modern physics stretches into realms far removed from everyday experience, and sometimes the … Continue reading

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Farewell to Reality

Jim Baggott has written an important book, ‘Farewell to Reality: How Modern Physics Has Betrayed the Search for Scientific Truth‘, which takes a hard look at many modern ideas in theoretical physics, and finds that many of them are not … Continue reading

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