Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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A scientific question is one that can go through a process of testing
that will either support or refute your original question. E.g. Is
Encladus a moon of saturn.
A non scientific question is one that doesn’t use a systematic
collection of evidence and can’t really be tested. E.g. Is smoke
They are different because scientific questions can be approved or
disproved by testing.
“In 1956, Samuel Shelton founded a society that subscribed to a
theory about the shape of the Earth -- namely, that it's flat. Shelton
based his theory upon what he called common sense and personal
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There are no limitations as it has already been answered.
A question science has yet to answer is what happens
when you die.
“There are at least two well understood stages of dying:
clinical death, when a person stops breathing and their
heart stops pumping blood, and biological death, where
cells begin to degenerate and organs including the brain
shut down. But we’re pretty in the dark about what
The limitation is that there is no way of observing what
happens after death and come back.
Are We Alone in the Universe?
The limitations of this is task is our technology and time. As of
now we don’t have sufficient technology or time do deep sapce
There are planets we assume may have life but don’t have the
technology to access.
We have discovered other habitable planets but no life so more
time is needed.
As time goes on and we gain more of both time and more
advanced technology more and more answers about if we’re alone
in the universe will be unveiled.