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What Is Science? From Feynman to Sagan to Asimov to Curie, an Omnibus of Definitions

Remarquable collection de citations sur la définition de la science. Ma préférée, celle de Freeman Dyson. via @Maria Canavello Mrasek Popova

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No one is safe from the madness of middle of the night Tumblr posts. NO ONE. Also, liquefied apple fetuses? Wtf, science side of Tumblr. W. T. F.

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What Is Science? From Feynman to Sagan to Asimov to Curie, an Omnibus of Definitions

What Is Science? From Feynman to Sagan to Asimov to Curie, an Omnibus of Definitions – Brain Pickings

The Mohs scale of mineral hardness characterises the scratch resistance of various minerals through the ability of a harder material to scratch a softer material. It was created in 1812 by the German geologist and mineralogist Friedrich Mohs and is one of several definitions of hardness in materials science.

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What Is Science? From Feynman to Sagan to Asimov to Curie, an Omnibus of Definitions

What Is Science? From Feynman to Sagan to Asimov to Curie, an Omnibus of Definitions – Brain Pickings

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A Poetic Definition of Science Circa 1997

John Gribbin’s poetic 1997 meditation from the introduction to Almost Everyone’s Guide to Science: The Universe, Life and Everything --- A Poetic Definition of Science Circa 1997