Science and Truth - a common misconception

Anyone dealing with science and its findings sooner or later faces a term that has its roots in philosophy, and even its original discipline has never been able to exactly determine its actual meaning: “truth”. But also in everyday use, we surprisingly often encounter this term in relation to science: “checked scientifically”, “as scientific studies […]

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New progress in one of the "big questions" – The latest on the attempt to explore the origins of life

One of the “big questions” of humanity is the question of how life originated on our planet. Until well into the 20th century, scientists have hardly dealt with this question, as they had considered it outside their scope. But with the Darwinian theory of evolution in the second half of the 19th century and its […]

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Science and aesthetics - Why the scientific search for truth is also a search for beauty

Since the beginning of recorded time we ask about the true essence of things and the world. We are thereby over and over again awed by the beauty of nature and the diversity of its forms. Albert Einstein called the thus occurring sense of mystery “the most beautiful thing we can experience. It is the […]

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