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The Falsifiability of Science

The ways in which we can understand what science is or what technology is may vary depending on the field of study you are understanding them from. For example, how we define science in everyday human life can have different meaning if you ask a historian or if you ask a philosopher. However, I believe that Karl Popper thought about it best when he took all sorts of scientific mindsets into account, from Einstein’s relativity theory to Marx’s theory of history, and came to the conclusion that in order for a scientific theory to be true science it must be falsifiable.

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