Meditations

Three meditations for the eve of a new semester:

Science is facts; just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
– Henri Poincare
 
The test of all knowledge is experiment. Experiment is the sole judge of scientific “truth”.
-Richard Feynman
 
All models are wrong, but some are useful.
– George E. P. Box
 

And a couple links on teaching:

REVAMPING UNDERGRADUATE INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS LABORATORY

Telling You the Answer Isn’t the Answer

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Author: lnemzer

Assistant Professor Nova Southeastern University

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