Science: Is progress keeping pace with the past?

Patrick Collison and Micheal Neilsen write: It’s surprisingly difficult to measure scientific progress in meaningful ways. Part of the trouble is that it’s hard to accurately evaluate how important any given scientific discovery is.A golden age of physics followed, from the 1910s through the 1930s. This was the time of the invention of quantum mechanics, … Continue reading Science: Is progress keeping pace with the past?