scientific laws

By Alison Campbell 26/08/2009

Sometimes scientific terminology can be quite confusing – everyday words like ‘theory’  & ‘law, for example, mean something different when used in a scientific context. And just what is a law in science, anyway? I’ve just stumbled across a brief excerpt from an interview with Richard Feynman, where he uses some great analogies to answer that question. (Gosh, he must have been a wonderful teacher!)