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What is good science? Forget observation, we need madcap ideas

19 mins | Apr 11, 2018
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Should a scientific theory be considered true until proven false, or false until proven true? Adam Becker, writing in Aeon magazine, argues that demanding the falsifiability or observability of a theory will hold science back, and that some of the best theories have come from scientists who dared to venture into the unobservable.