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Taylor RuizDoing Science: Science in the Modern WorldGuided NotesScience: AssumptionsThe two basic assumptions in science are:The universe operates by rulesRules can be figured outDoing ScienceThe parts of doing science are:Start with curiosityPropose and explanationTest with experiments and/or observationsResults are always tentativeA hypothesis must have the following properties:Make predictionsTestableNatural processesSimplest possible explanationTest Yourself – HypothesisThey key property of a hypothesis that makes it scientific is that it should beTestableYour Turn – HypothesesDiscuss the following hypothesis and decide if it is testable or not (and why). If it is, suggest a way totest it:Children born when Jupiter is in the constellation Taurus are more likely to be musicians than otherchildren.
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Galaxies, following hypothesis, simplest possible explanation, Taylor Ruiz, vs Scientific debates

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