Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Invisible Hand

Adam Smith, the famed Scottish economist has presented the world with some intriguing theories. Perhaps his most well known theory is the invisible hand. The invisible hand is a metaphor for the self-regulating behavior of the marketplace. The primary idea … Continue reading

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Disproving the Geocentric Theory

Before Europe’s scientific revolution many people held the Ptolemaic Aristotelian view of the universe. The contention of this theory is that the earth was at the center of our solar system instead of the sun. Also, all planets and all … Continue reading

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Carl Linnaeus

During the scientific revolution in Europe there emerged countless scientists who contributed greatly to the scientific scene. Among these was a botanist named Carl Linnaeus. The Swedish botanist was born in the countryside of Småland in southern Sweden and lived … Continue reading

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