[This one is in Danish, sorry]
Hvordan får vi opdraget politikerne og resten af befolkningen til at lytte mere til videnskaben?
Et af mine specialer er videnskabsstudier, og de kredse diskuterer livligt det svære spørgsmål. Continue reading Politik og videnskab
Respecting others is sometimes almost impossible. Right-wing extremism, left-wing extremism, religious or political fundamentalism, anti-science, flat-eathers, etc. But in my view, they should all be respected from the outset. Continue reading Respecting your peers
For those in here who never saw this little article, I decided to repost it:
I am 47 years old. With healthy living, great luck and good genes, I will live to the age of 96, perhaps even older. There are approximately 50 years left. Or 2,600 weeks, signified by 2,600 squares on this A4 paper sheet…
by Simon Olling Rebsdorf*
Natural sciences, such as physics, astronomy and biology, have developed explosively in the 20th century. Naturally, we have no reliable knowledge of how they will develop in the future, and we can only guess about future discoveries. While there are extremely reliable predictions of nature based on scientific theories, there is no equivalent prediction of science itself. Nevertheless, we are not referring to pure guesswork, because the history of recent science at least gives us a clue to future developments—but, perhaps, no more than that. Continue reading Science & Technology Forecasting