Science studies
Science studies is an interdisciplinary research area that seeks to situate scientific expertise in broad social, historical, and philosophical contexts. It uses various methods to analyze the produc...
Albert Einstein Facts: 51 Things You Didn't Know About Einstein
Amazing Albert Einstein facts and things you didn't know. Here are some amazing and little-known facts about life of one of the greatest minds of our time.
The Coolest Science Stories You May Have Missed in 2015
Not every scientific advance is heralded as a revolutionary breakthrough, because science mostly progresses incrementally. Sure, certain high-profile stories caught the lion’s share of attention this ...
Precognition: Science Shows How Our Body Reacts To Events Up To 10 Seconds Before They Happen
Over the past few decades a significant and noteworthy amount of scientific research has emerged contributing to the notion that human precognition could very well be real, and that we all might posse...
Has Science Realized This 350-Year-Old Alchemist Wish List?
Many regard Boyle as the father of chemistry and the inventor of the modern experimental method. He was unafraid to explore the natural obscurities of his time or to drum up excitement about what the ...
Data Scientists Find Connections Between Birth Month And Health
Columbia University scientists have developed a computational method to investigate the relationship between birth month and disease risk. The researchers used this algorithm to examine New York City ...
10 MIND-BLOWING THEORIES ABOUT THE UNIVERSE AND REALITY
Reality isn’t as plain and simple as we often like to think.  We look around and see a world of physical objects, understand they are made of atoms, and then move on to the next thing.  Little do we r...
Philosophy of science
This is my first video in my series on the Philosophy of Science. In this short video, I discuss the importance of scientific hypotheses and how to comparati...
History of science
The story behind 'The Quest for the Higgs'. In 1999 my father Martinus Veltman won the Nobel Prize in physics and quite quickly it became apparent that I had...
History of science
The history of science is the study of the historical development of science and scientific knowledge, including both the natural sciences and social sciences. (The history of the arts and humanities ...
Philosophy of science
Philosophy of science is a branch of philosophy concerned with the foundations, methods, and implications of science. The central questions of this study concern what qualifies as science, the reliabi...
Scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. To be termed scientific, a method of inquiry is co...
Sociology of scientific knowledge
The sociology of scientific knowledge (SSK) is the study of science as a social activity, especially dealing with "the social conditions and effects of science, and with the social structures and proc...
Androcentrism
Androcentrism (Ancient Greek, ἀνήρ, "man, male") is the practice, conscious or otherwise, of placing male human beings or the masculine point of view at the center of one's view of the world and its c...
Albert Einstein Facts: 51 Things You Didn't Know About Einstein
Amazing Albert Einstein facts and things you didn't know. Here are some amazing and little-known facts about life of one of the greatest minds of our time.
Physics envy
In science, the term physics envy is used to criticize a tendency (perceived or real) of softer sciences and liberal arts to try to obtain mathematical expressions of their fundamental concepts, as an...
Experimental mathematics
Experimental mathematics is an approach to mathematics in which numerical computation is used to investigate mathematical objects and identify properties and patterns. It has been defined as "that bra...
Precognition: Science Shows How Our Body Reacts To Events Up To 10 Seconds Before They Happen
Over the past few decades a significant and noteworthy amount of scientific research has emerged contributing to the notion that human precognition could very well be real, and that we all might posse...
Memex
The memex (a portmanteau of "memory" and "index") is the name of the hypothetical proto-hypertext system that Vannevar Bush described in his 1945 The Atlantic Monthly article "As We May Think". Bush ...
Encyclopédie
Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (Encyclopaedia, or a Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Crafts) was a general encyclopedia published in Franc...
Economics of scientific knowledge
The economics of scientific knowledge (ESK) is an approach to understanding science which is predicated on the need to understand scientific knowledge creation and dissemination in economic terms. The...
History of science in the Renaissance
During the Renaissance, great advances occurred in geography, astronomy, chemistry, physics, mathematics, manufacturing, anatomy and engineering. The rediscovery of ancient scientific texts was accel...
Conjectures and Refutations
Sir Karl Raimund Popper CH FBA FRS (28 July 1902 – 17 September 1994) was an Austrian-British philosopher and professor. He is generally regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of ...
Victor Kraft
Not to be confused with the photographer Victor Kraft.Victor Kraft (July 4, 1880, Vienna – January 3, 1975, Vienna) was an Austrian philosopher, best known for being a member of the Vienna Circle.
Copernican principle
In physical cosmology, the Copernican principle, named after Nicolaus Copernicus, is a working assumption that arises from a modified cosmological extension of Copernicus' Sun centered Heliocentric Un...
Friedrich Waismann
Friedrich Waismann (21 March 1896 – 4 November 1959) was an Austrian mathematician, physicist, and philosopher. He is best known for being a member of the Vienna Circle and one of the key theorists i...