Science, Technology and Society

1541 Words Jan 7th, 2007 7 Pages
ITRODUCTION As it becomes evident from historical observations, research was creation of the curiosity which is caused by the human nature. A lot of the discoveries that occurred in the ancient years were achieved by luck. After that they acquired experience and skills to explore more and more for new achievements. The acute interest on discovering new methods and ideas gave answers to questions which faced the society of each period. All this doubts could not be answered on their own. Some people had to make researches on specific subjects, they had to observe them and after a lot of work on it they had to present the result. They got experience on resolving problems of humanity and so science appeared. Nowadays, science is involved in …show more content…
The combination of the materials they have used and the knowledge they occupy will give something new. This new theory which scientists have discovered must be re- examined again and again to ensure that it does not have any theoretical fault. After this confirmation and before they give to the public their research it must be peer reviewed by specialists who compose the presidential commission. On the other hand “some scientists complain that, in practice, peer review stops critical science being disseminated” (Andy Rowell, The Guardian, 2003). There are a lot of different opinions in science and mainly on how science should work because of the chaotic issues it includes. So we could say that there is a justification about the confusion that exists. The second part of science is the practical which deals with the transformation of theory in deed. After we confirm that the theoretical part works successfully we have to step into the practical part. In this part scientists work in laboratories. They have to check out if they can achieve the desired result in reality. They have to make experiments to ensure that what they have done can work without putting anyone in danger. After the scientists get the proof they need, comes the part of demonstrating their product to the presidential commission and get approval of their work. Finally, when they get the approval, their product can be published and used by those
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