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Is Science Lost?

Author:

Tickner, Clive

Category:

Research Papers

Sub-Category:

Philosophy

Language:

English

Date Published:

July 14, 2021

Downloads:

29

Keywords:

Einstein, Alan Guth, Brian Clegg, Charles L. Bennett, Jan Oort, Fritz Zwicky John Earman, Jesús Mosterín, Paul Steinhardt, Abraham Loeb, Andromeda Galaxy, The Birth of the Universe, Metric measurement, Scalar Fields, the Axi

Abstract:

Physics is a natural science based on experiments, measurements and mathematical analysis, in seeking quantitative physical laws for everything from microcosms to macrocosms. Irrefutable principles have been established over centuries, and their basic directives have determined the accepted physical parameters which have guided both scientific research and scientific theorising. However, today, many of these sacrosanct laws are being side-lined. Conjecture concerning the Universe's origin, Dark Matter, Dark Energy, the proliferation of Black Holes and the measurement of Gravitational Waves, often results in those very laws being abandoned. As we shall see, there is a tendency for one hypothesis to be added upon another, until the original premise appears to be fact. In a highly technological era, much of our information comes as data. Therefore the design of data-reading algorithms, and accordingly, the interpretation of data, requires impeccable accuracy. Opportunity for the possible manipulation by a motivated or prejudiced agency must be avoided.

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