They can be quite interesting when they allow themselves to play around with ideas a bit.
“As for life, Dawkins’s claim that it is no longer a mystery is absurd. We still don’t have a clue how life began.”
What are the core purposes of science and math? Evaluating the idea of “knowledge as power” in the computer age.
Science writer John Horgan posits that we have already made most of the big breakthroughs there are to make.
A study in the premier science journal notes the long term falling off of truly original findings, as opposed to endless citations of others’ findings.