What is one big misconception about science regarding how it works and what it is?
A big misconception is that science is just a big pile of facts. Science is actually a process and a way of thinking. Gathering facts is only a piece of it, not the ultimate goal.
What is the ultimate goal of science?
The ultimate goal of science it to understand objective reality based on evidence.
What is one of science’s strengths and weaknesses?
It’s done by people. We understand the universe well due to science. However, its weakness is that it's done by people! We bring a lot of baggage along with us when we investigate. We are egotistical, stubborn, superstitious, and tribal. We must be aware of this when studying science and developing a thesis.
What is part of the process of the scientific method?
Part of the process of science is the price of admitting when you are wrong.
What scientific discovery occured in 1995?
A planet was found orbiting a star like the sun. Observatories were designed to seek for more of these planets. Today, thousands have been found orbiting a star.