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Do you think that that what science "knows" today will be laughed about in 50 years?

Asked by anupama kumar, 19 Jul '09 01:02 pm
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No why? So many discoveries made 300 years ago have been refuted with the advent of new technology. That does not mean today's scientists laugh their predecessors.
For example it was thought in the early part of the 20th century that atoms were made of protons, neutrons and electrons. There was nothing beyond.
Now we have particle physics that says protons , neutrons and electrons are made up of even smaller particles called quanta.
This new discovery does definitely increases our knowledge but it does not make fun of the earlier scientists.
Answered by joyoti sen, 19 Jul '09 01:06 pm

 
  
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May be yes, because what was known 50 year back is being laughed at now.
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 19 Jul '09 01:04 pm

 
  
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Defnitely every second. science and technology is developing so even 10yrs enough, present invention will be laughable
Answered by hitler, 19 Jul '09 01:04 pm

 
  
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Definitely NOT, for all the big journeys, including a trip to Moon, always start with a small step only at first, my dear friend, for what you have done today, is definitely the stepping stone for the future.
Answered by govindarao krishna murthy, 19 Jul '09 01:06 pm

 
  
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Not at all, it will for the basis for the future inventions/developments
Answered by Vishwanath V, 19 Jul '09 01:03 pm

 
  
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Probably, coz now the world laughs at the people, who thought the world is flat.
Answered by manish varma, 19 Jul '09 04:22 pm

 
  
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Yes ,except for the basic principle of sciences .for example when I worked on PC in my office its hard disk was 40 MB and RAM about 8MB, in 1992 ,at that time we used to think that what we would do with this much space .Today when I am downloading a DVD video of five minutes it takes about 128MB of space ,.So when we compares these two machines certainly we laugh at those machines.The first flight of the aircraft coves about 30 feet , which is shorter than the upper deck of boeing 747 .
People laugh on these comparisons .No one laugh on the basics of Sciences though which have changed considerably in last 100 years.
Answered by KARTIKAY SHARMA, 19 Jul '09 01:19 pm

 
  
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No, but Appreciated to strengthn roots.
Answered by Anand Agarwal, 19 Jul '09 01:09 pm

 
  
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No...! The principle that necessity is the mother of invention...is an all-time application...so, change every fraction of second in not unexpected one...!!
Answered by Dil Se, 19 Jul '09 01:07 pm

 
  
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