Posts about Scientific Method in the Real World

The Scientific Method in the Real World by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Science is the Celebration of Constructive Ignorance

I have a theory* that there are three kinds of ignorance. The first kind is what I’d call neutral ignorance. The gentle, perfectly understandable kind that arises due to a simple lack of knowledge: Ignorance: lack of knowledge, education, ... Read More  

bats emerging after dark

So The Thing About Bats Is…

…they don’t come out until it’s dark. Which is why this picture is so lousy – there is not a big enough ISO in the world to capture quickly-moving objects after nightfall. What you’re looking at is the evening ... Read More