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What kind of questions can science answer?

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Answered 2011-09-13 10:25:25
How, not whyIt is frequently said that science can provide answers to the "hows" for almost EVERYTHING, for example how the electric kettle works, but not the "why" questions....
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What kind of questions can science anwser?

Testable questions.

What kind of question can science answer?

Science can answer questions about our physical world.

What kind of questions is science least able to answer?

Questions that are not factual (eg religious questions).

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What kind of questions can science NOT answer?

Science cannot answer questions that contain the immeasurable. In other words, the question must contain quantifiable, finite components.

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Which best describes the kind of questions science can answer?

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What kind of science questions should be on a basic Allied health science test?

Something about cells, our body, about animals, about plants, about the parts of anything.

Can science answer all of the questions that can be asked?

No, science can attempt to answer the questions that are testable.

What is the kinds of questions science can answer?

Science can only answer questions about the physical world.

Why can science answer some questions but not others?

Science can only answer science questions but it can not answer most others. The answers to those have to come from other sorts of experts.

How many questions are on the science apsire test?

There are 40 questions on the science Aspire test.

Why can't science answer some questions?

Science can't answer some questions because science can only answer questions that can be proved, and some questions cannot be proved. A question like "Does God exist?" cannot be answered by science because it has not been proven that He exists yet. Science is all about answering questions that can be proved and known for a fact.

A process used in science to answer questions?

How do you answer science questions?

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Why can science answer some questions but not all?

Science can only answer questions with the information available at the time. Science can answer some questions but not all because not all information is available all the time.

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What type of question can science not answer?

Science is concerned with objective reality, therefore it does not answer subjective questions, vaguely worded questions, or meaningless questions.

Why are questions important in life science?

Questions are important to life science because you want to find out the right answer.

What is Daily Science?

Daily Science is something that your science teachers give you and it has questions on it about science it is stupid

What type of questions can be answered through science and which questions are outside the boundaries of scientific investigations?

As a general rule, science answers questions about objective reality, and does not answer questions about subjective opinion.

What are the scopes and limitations of science?

Science can't answer questions about values. For example, there is no scientific answer to the questions, which of these flowers is prettier? Or, which smells worse, a skunk or a skunk cabbage? • Science can't answer questions of morality. The problem of deciding good and bad, right and wrong, is outside the determination of science. • Finally, science can't help us with questions about the supernatural.

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Why can't science answer all of life questions?

Because some of life's questions are too deep and complicated for science to answer.

Is skeptism an important part of science?

Skepticism raises questions and questions spark investigation which is the underlying reason for science.