Friday, 14 October 2011

The Crick/ Watson (& Charlton) way to do theoretical science

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Work only from the evidence that you trust, evidence that you think is true: ignore the rest.

A good theory should never include all of the evidence, because some of the evidence is wrong.

Indeed, in some fields most of the evidence is wrong; but its wrongness cannot usually be demonstrated until after a good theory has become available.

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