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The Half-Life of Facts
Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date
Samuel Arbesman - Aug 26, 2013 (first published in 2012)
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New insights from the science of science Facts change all the time. Smoking has gone from doctor recommended to deadly. We used to think the Earth was the center of the universe and that the brontosaurus was a real dinosaur. In short, what we know about the world is constantly changing. Samuel Arbesman shows us how knowledge in most fields evolves ...
Peep Laja
Jun 05, 2019
@jlinowski @mcmillanstu this is the idea of half-life of things... as well as "science"... facts change great book on the topic      source
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