Who Decides What Is True?

How Does Science Proceed from Hypothesis to Fact to Common Knowledge?

mtobis
mtobis
Jun 10, 2016 · 9 min read
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Simulation of the asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs

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Consensus Studies Confuse the Issue

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