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Fri June 1, 2012
Why Ignorance Trumps Knowledge In Scientific Pursuit
Originally published on Fri June 1, 2012 1:22 pm
In Ignorance: How It Drives Science, neuroscientist Stuart Firestein writes that science is often like looking for a black cat in a dark room, and there may not be a cat in the room. Firestein discusses why the hit-or-miss process, the "not knowing" is the true engine of science.