Debate and discussion of any biological questions not pertaining to a particular topic.
Moderators: honeev, Leonid, amiradm, BioTeam
- Posts: 24
- Joined: Sat May 21, 2011 1:26 am
Why it is possible to prove a hypothesis false,but not that it is true.Give an ex. of proving hypothesis false?
- Posts: 1278
- Joined: Thu Mar 02, 2006 5:29 pm
- Location: New York, USA
It's easier to show that an explanation doesn't work than be sure that it's the only correct explanation for an observation, but it's really an oversimplification to say disproof is absolute.
- Posts: 424
- Joined: Mon Nov 17, 2008 12:12 am
An experiment can only address a phenomenon within the boundaries of its design.