Vast improvements in the scientific system could be had if science agencies strengthened the ties that link research agendas to societal needs, and counteract the perverse incentives that commit scientists to careers measured by publications and grant dollars rather than the creation of socially valuable knowledge. Exceptional science is produced not by a miracle machine, but by institutions that tie scientific curiosity to problem solving. Daniel Sarewitz, "Kill the Myth of the Miracle Machine," Nature 7/11/17
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If it disagrees with experiment it is wrong. In that simple statement is the key to science. It does not make any difference how beautiful your guess is. It does not make any difference how smart you are, who made the guess, or what his name is – if it disagrees with experiment it is wrong. That is all there is to it. — Richard Feynman, Seeking New Laws, 1965
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A pair of geologists found a paradox in a paradigm. That paradigm is the belief that ancient ocean levels rose and fell in cycles as ice sheets retreated and advanced, and the cause of the cycles was periodic changes in earth’s orbit. They modeled this process and couldn’t get it to work. They couldn’t get […]
Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel—thus you shall say to your masters: ‘I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are on the ground, by My great power and by My outstretched arm, and have given it to whom it seemed proper to Me.' — Jeremiah 27:4-5