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Unformatted text preview: potentially lead to a more universal law or understanding of whatever were trying to figure out in science. In principle, these can be tested in principle simply because the hypotheses are falsifiable, which means it can be proven wrong. Something is only scientific if it can be proved wrong. In practice, these hypotheses can be tested in practice by doing observational studies, mapping out the surrounding universe that we can see with the naked eye or through a device (i.e.: telescopes, binoculars, etc.). Though I am not an astronomer, a way wed have to test these hypotheses is to observe and see how Earth orbits (circular or non) and the locations of hemispheres in relation to others....
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2011 for the course ASTRO 190 taught by Professor Knauer during the Spring '11 term at Kentucky.
- Spring '11