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The Half-life of Facts

Why Everything We Know Has An Expiration Date
Arbesman, Samuel (Book - 2012 )
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The Half-life of Facts
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"A new approach to uderstanding the ever-changing information that bombards us. Arbesman is an expert in scientometrics, literally the science of science--how we know what we know. It turns out that knowledge in most fields evolves in systematic and predictable ways, and understanding that evolution can enormously powerful"--
Authors: Arbesman, Samuel
Title: The half-life of facts
why everything we know has an expiration date
Publisher: New York :, Current,, 2012.
Characteristics: viii, 242 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: "A new approach to uderstanding the ever-changing information that bombards us. Arbesman is an expert in scientometrics, literally the science of science--how we know what we know. It turns out that knowledge in most fields evolves in systematic and predictable ways, and understanding that evolution can enormously powerful"--
Local Note: 15 35 53 118 133 148 172 244
ISBN: 9781591844723
159184472X
Statement of Responsibility: Samuel Arbesman
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Evolution. Science Philosophy. Probabilities.
Topical Term: Evolution.
Science
Probabilities.
LCCN: 2012019142
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Apr 25, 2013
  • HopeButterfly rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Wasn't what I originally thought it would be about....I found it above my type of reading.

On page 40 when returned

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