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QUEEN'SPHYS P20Boris CastelFall

PHYS P20 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Lionello Venturi, Pieter Zeeman, Pierre Curie

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1 Oct 2016
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The art of science boris castel and sergio sismondo. New perspective = new problems = new research. First 30 years of 20th century saw collapse of clas
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QUEEN'SPHYS P20Boris CastelFall

PHYS P20 Chapter 3: Logic and the Reason of Construction

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6 Dec 2016
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QUEEN'SPHYS P20Boris CastelFall

PHYS P20 Chapter 6: Doing Science in the Real World

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6 Dec 2016
15
Doing science in the real world phys p20. Every scientific decision is a business decision and vice versa. It is a common misconception that market dri
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QUEEN'SPHYS P20Boris CastelFall

PHYS P20 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: René Descartes, Helen Dukas, Mccarthyism

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5 Dec 2016
13
Scientists are computers: a scie(cid:374)tist"s ideal, pure rationality and objectivity = no room for decision-making, questioning, or judgment. All co
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QUEEN'SPHYS P20Boris CastelFall

PHYS P20 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Louis De Broglie, Ak-47, Emission Spectrum

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5 Dec 2016
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QUEEN'SPHYS P20Boris CastelFall

PHYS P20 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Edward Teller, Child Prodigy

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5 Dec 2016
13
Appe(cid:374)di(cid:454) (cid:1007): (cid:862)a ma(cid:374) of ma(cid:374)(cid:455) parts(cid:863) j. w. Robert oppenheimer was a child prodigy: he kne
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QUEEN'SPHYS P20Boris CastelFall

PHYS P20 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Academic Freedom, Independent Community And Health Concern, Ecological Collapse

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5 Dec 2016
12
Chapter 6: doing science in the real world. To get investors, vertex has to get results, but they need money to pay for researchers and equipment first
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QUEEN'SPHYS P20Boris CastelFall

PHYS P20 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Molecular Clock, Human Genome Project, Scientific Writing

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5 Dec 2016
12
Science is social knowledge because valued theories, methods, etc. are ones that scientists agree on: things that are found useful become part of the c
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QUEEN'SPHYS P20Boris CastelFall

PHYS P20 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Rationality

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17 Sep 2016
29
Most people see science at a distance and from oblique angle. Development of technology lead to pollution, devastating wars, increasingly difficult med
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QUEEN'SPHYS P20Boris CastelFall

PHYS P20 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Orthogenesis, Weak Interaction, Narrative Science

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5 Dec 2016
11
Chapter 3: logic and the construction of reason. Reasoning about the natural world is the art that lies at the base of science. Orthogenesis: a competi
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QUEEN'SPHYS P20Boris CastelFall

PHYS P20 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Reductionism, Cern

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6 Dec 2016
16
Many people think that an end to science is on the horizon. Reasoning stems from a misconception of the nature of scientific work. When applying the ap
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QUEEN'SPHYS P20Boris CastelFall

PHYS P20 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Superconducting Super Collider, Fundamental Domain, Reductionism

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5 Dec 2016
12
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