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Thomas Kuhn and Scientific Revolutions

Listen to NPR’s Science Friday segment on Thomas Kuhn and Scientific Revolutions. To do this you will need RealPlayer Basic which can be downloaded for...

Online vs Conventional Scientific Publication

Increasingly, scientific journals are moving toward online publication rather than conventional print publication. To prepare for this discussion, I’ve asked you to go to the...

Discourse within the Scientific Community

The Socialization Process The process of socialization into your particular branch of science involves learning the subject matter as well as learning how to think...

Appropriate Scientific Communication

One of the fundamental principles of science is free and open communication. If you don’t share your science, build on prior knowledge, and advance the...

Paradigms in Science

What is the nature of the context we as scientists function in? External Internal Thomas Kuhn, philosopher of science at MIT, in 1962 wrote Structure...