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The scientific companion

exploring the physical world with facts, figures, and formulas

by Cesare Emiliani

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cosmology.,
  • Evolution.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCesare Emiliani.
    SeriesWiley science editions
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB981 .E58 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2374829M
    ISBN 100471624845, 0471624837
    LC Control Number87003010

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The exercise types vary widely. Compose an introduction containing the title, author's name and author's credentials. Section 5 returns to this theme.

But keep in mind that, for him, normal science represents periods of stasis, whereas revolutions are short, highly creative periods that more closely resemble the exploration by random trial and error p. On this view, convincing confirmation or refutation of a claim enables scientists to render an epistemic judgment that detaches it from its historical context.

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