Classical quantitative science

Robert Farr talks about the emergence of science from astronomy and the rise of classical physics in part 1 of our Grand Tour of Science.

The Grand Tour of Science is a comprehensive account of modern science in seven two-hour lectures for the public. The lectures are in two parts, with drinks and discussion before, in between and after.

This lecture covers: • The hypothesis-prediction-experiment loop • Tycho Brahe and the role of data • The scientific revolution of the 17th century • Physics from Gallileo to Maxwell • The character of physical laws

Grand Tour of Science

The Grand Tour of Science is a comprehensive account of modern science in seven two-hour lectures for the public. Each talk is given by a leading researcher in the subject of the talk. The lectures are in two parts, with drinks and discussion before, in between and after.

Classical quantitative science

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