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Episode 2

Episode 2 of 2

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 07 July 2008

Stephen Webster examines the way scientists work and asks why we should believe them.

He discusses scientific method. Science claims to tell us truths about our world, but even when all the scientific protocols are followed, is our belief in science justified?

Stephen talks to two scientists: one is lab-based and believes in the primacy of individual investigation; the other works in the field and is a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

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