PIRSA:05110019

Sociology of scientific knowledge: The case of gravitational waves

APA

Collins, H. (2005). Sociology of scientific knowledge: The case of gravitational waves. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/05110019

MLA

Collins, Harry. Sociology of scientific knowledge: The case of gravitational waves. Perimeter Institute, Nov. 22, 2005, https://pirsa.org/05110019

BibTex

          @misc{ pirsa_05110019,
            doi = {10.48660/05110019},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/05110019},
            author = {Collins, Harry},
            keywords = {},
            language = {en},
            title = {Sociology of scientific knowledge: The case of gravitational waves},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2005},
            month = {nov},
            note = {PIRSA:05110019 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}
          }
          

Harry Collins Cardiff University

Collection
Talk Type Scientific Series

Abstract

Richard Feynman is said to have said that philosophy of science is of no more use to scientists than ornithology is to birds. I will describe how a sociologist looks at the search for gravitational waves. Is it ornithology to birds?