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Gravity's Shadow: The Search for Gravitational Waves

Harry Collins - Science - 2010 - 864 pages
According to the theory of relativity, we are constantly bathed in gravitational radiation. When stars explode or collide, a portion of their mass becomes energy that disturbs ...
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Dr. Golem: How to Think about Medicine

Harry Collins, Trevor Pinch - Science - 2008 - 280 pages
A creature of Jewish mythology, a golem is an animated being made by man from clay and water who knows neither his own strength nor the extent of his ignorance. Like science ...
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The One Culture?: A Conversation about Science

Jay A. Labinger, Harry Collins - Science - 2010 - 296 pages
So far the "Science Wars" have generated far more heat than light. Combatants from one or the other of what C. P. Snow famously called "the two cultures" (science versus the ...
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Rethinking Expertise

Harry Collins, Robert Evans - Social Science - 2008 - 160 pages
What does it mean to be an expert? In Rethinking Expertise, Harry Collins and Robert Evans offer a radical new perspective on the role of expertise in the practice of science ...
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Tacit and Explicit Knowledge

Harry Collins - Social Science - 2010 - 200 pages
Much of what humans know we cannot say. And much of what we do we cannot describe. For example, how do we know how to ride a bike when we canít explain how we do it? Abilities ...
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Gravity's Ghost: Scientific Discovery in the Twenty-first Century

Harry Collins - Science - 2010 - 200 pages
In theory, at least, gravitational waves do exist. We are constantly bathed in gravitational radiation, which is generated when stars explode or collide and a portion of their ...
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Are We All Scientific Experts Now

Harry Collins - Science - 2014 - 140 pages
To ordinary people, science used to seem infallible. Scientists were heroes, selflessly pursuing knowledge for the common good. More recently, a series of scientific scandals ...
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The Golem at Large: What You Should Know about Technology

Harry Collins, Trevor Pinch - Science - 2014
In the very successful and widely discussed first volume in the Golem series, The Golem: What You Should Know about Science, Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch likened science to ...
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Scientific Discovery: Logic and Tinkering

Aharon Kantorovich - Philosophy - 1993 - 281 pages
The main message of this volume is that the creative process of discovery is not a purely rational enterprise in the traditional sense which equates rationality with logical ...
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