08 JUN 2012 by ideonexus

 Scientific Revolutions Don't Change Reality

The historian of science may be tempted to claim that when paradigms change, the world itself changes with them. Led by a new paradigm, scientists adopt new instruments and look in new places. even more important, during revolutions, scientists see new and different things when looking with familiar instruments in places they have looked before. It is rather as if the professional community had been suddenly transported to another planet where familiar objects are seen in a different light an...
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But the recast our perceptions and make us aware of new aspects of reality.