If you wanted to set out today to fi nd the effects of theether, what experimental apparatus would you wantto use? Would a laser be included? Why?
BIOL 300 Foundations of Biology – Telleen Section 2 pt 4 2. Science often uses inference (deriving a conclusion based on what one already knows) to come to conclusions, but sometimes it is difficult to tell the difference between an objective observation and simple inference (since we are hard-wired to make inferences). In science, objectivity is crucial, so it is important to at least be aware of biases, if not eliminate them completely. 3. Examples of observations vs inferences o Ockam's Razor 1. First proposed by William of Ockam in the 14th Century. He was a Franciscan monk. 2. States that the explanation of any phenomen