By Graham Hollister-Short
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Nuclear power, stem cellphone expertise, GMOs: the extra technology advances, the extra society turns out to withstand. yet are we actually observing a loss of life fight among opposing forces, as such a lot of could have it? Can today’s complicated technical coverage judgements coincide with the desires of a participatory democracy?
Of the best evolutionary occasions within the heritage of existence on the earth happened in the course of Early Paleozoic time. the 1st was once the Cambrian explosion of skeletonized marine animals approximately 540 million years in the past. the second one was once the "Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event," that is the point of interest of this ebook.
In den letzten beiden Jahrzehnten hat die wissenschaftliche Beschäftigung mit dem Phänomen Bild an Umfang und Intensität weiter zugenommen. Je nach Fachrichtung werden sehr unterschiedliche methodische Zugänge gewählt, die mit entsprechend differierenden Hintergrundtheorien verbunden sind. In welchem Verhältnis stehen Methoden und Hintergrundtheorien?
In 1984, Noel Swerdlow and Otto Neugebauer argued that Nicolaus Copernicus (1473–1543) defined planetary movement by utilizing mathematical units and astronomical types initially constructed by way of Islamic astronomers within the 13th and fourteenth centuries. used to be this a parallel improvement, or did Copernicus one way or the other study of the paintings of his predecessors, and if this is the case, how?
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