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In the beginning, there was nothing, or in another way of wording it, only “inside.” At least that is according to Stephen Hawking in episode three of his Documentary series, “Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking” (Smithsonian). This episode describes the formation of the universe as we know it. As...

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As technology continues to advance at an exponential rate it is clear the future holds many new technological advances which will drastically change society, the economy and politics. A potential advancement which undoubtedly will be utilized in the future is the merger between man and machine. (Titley, 2009) While the...

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The automobile is perhaps the greatest invention of all time. It has truly revolutionized the world and how nearly every person gets around. Without the automobile, society would still rely on beasts of burden to transport our goods and horses, camels or similar animals to get from place to place....

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Most life on earth lives in moderate conditions of temperature, acidity and even humidity. But some plants and animals can tolerate extreme heat, cold, acidity, lack of oxygen and other outlying conditions to the norm on our planet Earth. Extremophiles are organisms of any kind that can tolerate conditions that...

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Interstellar, Christopher Nolan's film, is a future story of astronauts who leave a failing Earth in the hope of settling in Saturn and traveling to another galaxy through a wormhole. It is a treat to watch if your preference is for the movie to impress your heart but if your...

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Gattaca is a movie that concentrates on the scientific advances in the world today. It focuses on genetic engineering whereby babies are not born naturally but are made in tubes. Different genes with the best DNA characteristic are combined in these tubes so that the children that are formed have...

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The scientific method refers to a group of techniques that are used to investigate phenomena and acquire and integrate new knowledge or revise existing bodies of knowledge through the process of making observations and conducting experiments (Nuzzo, 2014). The method can be applied in everyday life by observing a particular...

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The question of whether there are methods that can be fairly described as scientific is one that, I believe, contains within it two assertions either of which would be fatal to the scientific thesis. Or, since it is in fact a question and not a statement, call them challenges. The...

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The Jurassic Park movies have sparked enormous interest in dinosaurs, and present a vision of dinosaurs that is exciting and action-packed. However, people who are concerned about misinformation in the film have found many errors in regards to how the film presents not only the dinosaurs but many other aspects...

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The background research done by the experimenters shows their concern over the fact that concussions in sports, especially football, are way too common and that for many players they leave behind devastating effects. In order to combat this, they propose their hypothesis as trying to find the safest starting sprint...

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The scientific method is a particular method used by scientists when designing experiments. This method provides them with a rigorous and robust way to explore problems in a calculated manner (Anderson, 1983). While there are several different versions of the steps required for the scientific methods, all versions start with...

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The scientific discovery selected by the present author is the phenomenon of psychopharmacology. The psychopharmacological revolution has been such that it has become a hegemony within the context of the surrounding discourses. Now, the first issue that will be raised here is the concept of discourse itself, which was challenged...

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In this paper, I will argue against anti-scientism. First, I will break down and present an example of an anti-scientific sentiment in America. Subsequently, I will explain what I believe motivates someone to be skeptical of a scientific claim. Finally, I will support my argument on whether can it be...

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A number of scientific issues emerge to lessen the credibility of the otherwise excellent thriller, Alien. Some are relatively unimportant; for instance, it seems biologically impossible that all the eggs Kane discovers should be alive, as the setting indicates likely centuries or millennia having passed since they were laid. This...

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Quantitative and qualitative research methods are the most commonly used for the social sciences. Quantitative data give numerical value to social events and relations (Pandey, 1) This type of research method is best at providing an understanding to social situations which are appropriate for numerical value. One such scenario is...

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In detail, write how you would change the movie Europa Report scientifically. Basically, detail the current errors of the film, write why they are unacceptable and then illustrate how you will make it scientifically acceptable, while not compromising the original and current story line. It is extremely difficult for sci-fi...

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Modern-day culture is obsessed with knowledge and information to the extent where everyone in the developed counties consumes more information in a day than people did in decades just a few centuries ago. Among the information that catches our attention every day, many messages may be accepted without the due...

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Scientific calculators were introduced in classrooms as well as learning establishments about forty years ago all over the world. The introduction of scientific calculators in classrooms was among the interesting scientific inventions scientists have achieved since it has led to mathematical and scientific concepts to a great extent. The first...

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The Scientific Revolution was a societal shift beginning in the 17th century that saw transformations in what we understood about science, which in turn changed our understanding of religious doctrine, philosophy and government structures. These changes were due to advancements in technology that made humans rethink their place within the...

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Throughout the course of this assignment, the ways in which scientists help one another when they are solving problems will be identified. The reasons why they wish to help the world will also be detailed. The overall aim will be to provide as thorough an insight as possible into these...

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The article, Is Facebook use causing people to get divorced, suggests that using Facebook for more than one hour per day will cause relationship instability that leads to higher divorce rates. The assumption is that Facebook use is specifically correlated with higher divorce. However, there are potential alternatives for this...

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The “Science, Religion, and the Big Bang” video provides some thoughtful definitions of the concepts surrounding the theory of the universe’s origins and growth. It claims that the Big Bang should be referred to as “the everywhere stretch,” and the singularity of the universe is really an “I don’t know.”...

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After reading over some articles on Sigmund Freud, I feel that Freud’s theories are not as scientific as they could be. Many of Freud’s theories seem to be more of a pseudoscience that lacks research that utilizes the scientific method and well-structured experiments. The statement in the article “What is...

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The scientific method is an extremely useful method that allows science to progress. However, it is not acceptable for all types of questions. The scientific method uses a series of steps to investigate a phenomena. The steps are 1. Ask a question. 2. Conduct background research, 3. Develop a hypothesis....

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The scientific method is a process by which a scientific and testable statement is formed into a hypothesis. A contrasting null hypothesis is constructed and tested for. If the null hypothesis is supported, then there is evidence against the proposed scientific hypothesis. In testing for the null hypothesis, the scientific...

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