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Real process of science (1 of 3)

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In contrast to the linear steps of the simplified scientific method, the process of science is non-linear.

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Real process of science (2 of 3)
Successive investigations of a topic often lead back to the same question, but at deeper and deeper levels.

Real process of science (3 of 3)
The process of science is not predetermined.


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