Still evolving science 3

December 16, 2005

I'm not a creationist (presumably by accident rather than by design) but I think I recognise an appeal to a community's sacred scripture when I hear it. "As Karl Popper tells us, if you can't prove it wrong, then it ain't science," reveals a lecturer in inorganic chemistry. Can someone remind me how that claim could be proved wrong?

Brian Bocking
School of Oriental and African Studies

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