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It cannot be proved wrong, nor can it be proved right. It is speculation. Likewise, the hypothesis “Intelligent life exists on other planets somewhere in the universe” is not scientific. Although it can be proved correct by the verification of a single instance of intelligent life existing elsewhere in the universe, there is no way to prove it wrong if no intelligent life is ever found. ” A hypothesis that is capable of being prove right but not capable of being proved wrong is not a scientific hypothesis.
Dumping raw sewage into the local river may pose little risk for a town located upstream, but for towns downstream the untreated sewage is a health hazard. Similarly, storing radioactive wastes underground may pose little risk for us today, but for future generations the risks of such storage are greater if there is leakage into groundwater. Technologies involving different risks for different people, as well as differing benefits, raise questions that are often hotly debated. Which medications should be sold to the general public over the counter and how should they be labeled?
Similarly, a knowledge of science tells us what is possible in nature. Scientific knowledge helps us predict possibilities in nature even before we experience them. It provides us with a way of connecting things, of seeing relationships between and among them, and of making sense of the great variety of natural events around us. While art broadens our understanding of ourselves, science broadens our understanding of our environment. Science and religion have similarities also. For example, both are motivated by curiosity for the natural.