by Brian Koberlein | 5 July 2016 | post
Physical theories are often presented as a description of what’s really going on. Forces act on a baseball, causing it to fall. Atoms collide and fuse in the heart of a star, releasing heat and energy. Science is true, as is often said, and our scientific theories encapsulate this truth. But this isn’t entirely true.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blog.briankoberlein.com/the-illusion-of-truth/