Unformatted text preview: observation and measurement. Scientific theories are usually given mathematical form, and are always subject to refutation if future experiments contradict them. In the modern world, scientific research is a major activity in all developed nations, and scientists are expected to publish their discoveries in refereed journals, scientific periodicals where referees check the facts in an article before it is published....
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- Fall '09
- scientific hypothesis, Fundamental Nature, refereed journals, materials refers