What is the value of Science? In this course we will discuss why do we need Science, how Science improves people’s lives and how to do it better.
Do we need to have a Faculty of Sciences? Or is it better to have a shopping mall at Vezneciler Campus?
- Why Science matters
- What is Science, and what is not
- How do we know what we know
- What cannot be known
- What is the relationship between Science and Technology
- How Technology changes Science
- What are the key elements of good world-class Science
- The role of ideas, models and abstractions
- The role of experiments, tools and instruments
- What makes a good scientific explanation
- How not to fool ourselves
- How to do science with high impact