2008—Year of the Electric Universe

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2008—Year of the Electric Universe

Unread post by davesmith_au » Sat Mar 15, 2008 8:01 pm

08/01/10 ~ Wallace Thornhill

The pause in news from this website is ended. I declare 2008 the International Year of the Electric Universe. More on that later...

"A third rate theory forbids
A second rate theory explains after the fact
A first rate theory predicts." —A. Lomonosov.

Karl Popper listed two other criteria of a good, new theory besides falsifiability. Firstly, it should, "proceed from some simple, new, and powerful unifying idea." It should, in principle, be able to unify a body of knowledge that would otherwise be a set of disparate facts. Secondly, Popper held that it should pass some tests. A good new theory should make at least one successful prediction not apparent from existing theory... [more...]
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