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Unformatted text preview: correlations.- Using models known to be wrong or which use extremely uncertain input data * G.I.G.O. = garbage in garbage out- Ignoring other likely explanations- Only certain individuals , or a small (often related) group of individuals, publish a particular perspective.- A change of conclusions over time , without dramatically different evidence. Scientific Methodology Why is it science and not something else?- Evidence its science: * Verifiable * Statistically or mathematically validated * Doesnt rely on one persons authority or witness * Hasnt already been discredited * No one has a huge stake in being correct * All competing ideas have been considered, and probably discredited....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course GEOL 120 taught by Professor Maglouihlin during the Spring '08 term at Colorado State.
- Spring '08