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Single Idea 3587

[catalogued under 14. Science / A. Basis of Science / 1. Observation]

Full Idea

Armed with enough theory, we can see electrons in a cloud chamber.

Gist of Idea

Seeing electrons in a cloud chamber requires theory


Michael Williams (Problems of Knowledge [2001], Ch.10)

Book Reference

Williams,Michael: 'Problems of Knowledge' [OUP 2001], p.123