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Theoretical physicist Roger Penrose argues against the widespread attention given to some prominent theories about the universe, including string theory. Tangentially, the science fiction genre, primarily fantastic in nature, engages the public imagination and transmits the ideas, if not the methods, of science. Ask for Evidence is our public campaign to help people request for themselves the evidence behind news stories, marketing claims and policies.

Medieval science carried on the views of the Hellenist civilization of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, as shown by Alhazen’s lost work A Book in which I have Summarized the Science of Optics from the Two Books of Euclid and Ptolemy, to which I have added the Notions of the First Discourse which is Missing from Ptolemy’s Book from Ibn Abi Usaibia ‘s catalog, as cited in ( Smith 2001 ).:91(vol.1), Alhazen conclusively disproved Ptolemy’s theory of vision.science

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This post is for first year undergraduate students (and the occasional blogger) who appear confused. Bereft of its divisive mystical claptrap surely Christianity could be distilled down to a laudable set of ideas about being nice to one another that we could all rally behind. Science has provided us with a huge stock of knowledge but unfortunately it is not being put to right use. As well as providing advice and support to scientists already engaging with the media, the Science Media Centre runs events to introduce experts to what that involves. After the technical bits, me and Tracey get our tank out That’s for a reason: publishing academic papers about structural problems in science is a necessary condition for change, but it’s not sufficient. The Science Media Centre provides journalists with what they need in the timeframe they need it, from interviews with leading experts to timely press briefings …

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