Episode 3: Predictions, Predictions

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Have you ever heard of someone who says they can predict the future? Perhaps you’ve seen magazine articles in which someone claims to have predicted some famous event. The so-called Mayan calendar predicted the ed of the world in 2012, and Nostradamus comes to mind as someone who made a lot of predictions.

What makes for a good predication and how are predictions made by scientists different than those made by Nostradamus? Put a new name in your vocabulary: Karl Popper. Find out in what I think will be an interesting exploration into your mind…

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