The Half-Life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date

The Half-Life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date

Samuel Arbesman


New insights from the technology of science
 
Facts swap forever. Smoking has long gone from surgeon steered to lethal. We used to imagine the Earth used to be the heart of the universe and that the brontosaurus used to be a true dinosaur. briefly, what we all know in regards to the global is consistently changing.
 
Samuel Arbesman exhibits us how wisdom in so much fields evolves systematically and predictably, and the way this evolution unfolds in a desirable manner which could have a robust influence on our lives.
 
He takes us via a wide selection of fields, together with those who swap quick, over the process many years, or over the span of centuries.

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