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#hypothesis

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Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis best suited to open the way to the next better one.


Konrad Lorenz


#better #defined #hypothesis #next #open

Even if it had not been possible to reproduce the disease in animals and consequently to verify the hypothesis, this simple observation would have been sufficient to demonstrate the way in which the disease was propagated.


Charles Jules Henry Nicole


#consequently #demonstrate #disease #even #had

The first and most important reason for its elimination is the unquestioned fact that evolution is not a science; it is a hypothesis only, a speculation.


William Bell Riley


#evolution #fact #first #hypothesis #important

One must credit an hypothesis with all that has had to be discovered in order to demolish it.


Jean Rostand


#demolish #discovered #had #hypothesis #must

The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion - these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at work. But in most schools guessing is heavily penalized and is associated somehow with laziness.


Jerome Bruner


#coins #conclusion #courageous #fertile #guess

If I were to awaken after having slept for a thousand years, my first question would be: Has the Riemann hypothesis been proven?


David Hilbert


#awaken #been #first #having #hypothesis

From the standpoint of observation, then, we must regard it as a highly probable hypothesis that the beginnings of the mental life date from as far back as the beginnings of life at large.


Wilhelm Wundt


#beginnings #date #far #highly #hypothesis

Look ... first and foremost, I'm a scientist. That means it's my responsibility to make observations and gather evidence before forming a hypothesis, not vice versa.


Allen Steele


#hypotheses #hypothesis #observations #science #scientific-inquiry

There are two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis, then you've made a measurement. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery.


Enrico Fermi


#contrary #discovery #hypothesis #made #measurement

It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.


Konrad Lorenz


#before #breakfast #day #discard #every






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