In our modern world it seems as if natural science is completely incompatible with religion and (to a large extend) philosophy. Our experiment, quickly dubbed The Lizard Project by my students, asked the question, How does the choice of an egg laying female’s nest site affect the survival of her offspring?” This question is the same type of question that is frequently asked by professional researchers like my collaborator Dr. Dan Warner , but it is not the type of question that is typically asked by high school science students.
The belief that scientific theories should and do represent metaphysical reality is known as realism It can be contrasted with anti-realism , the view that the success of science does not depend on it being accurate about unobservable entities such as electrons One form of anti-realism is idealism , the belief that the mind or consciousness is the most basic essence, and that each mind generates its own reality.
We are hoping to receive applications from leading historians and philosophers of science (including the special sciences and biomedical sciences) at any post-PhD career stage. Infrastructure in the society has grown with the help of science and technology.
The following two graphs are excerpted from Volume 4 of Glide, Spin, & Jump: The Science of Ice Skating Notice that these jumps, completed in a purely vertical direction on land, are simpler to analyze, because they lack the horizontal translational motion across the ice.
News stories about the Hall’s events, projects, research, and global impact in STEM education. You will get the chance to test your detective skills when you take on a science project. I will be posting pictures of the day and journals/videos about life and science in Antarctica on my PolarTREC page I am happy to make connections between what you are learning and life at the bottom of the world, so stay tuned!