## 17.8.16

### Convergenze parallele

LA FILOSOFIA TORNA in gioco perché la scienza da sola non ce la può fare. A quanto pare.

Money quote: "As it turns out, Popper’s high regard for the crucial experiment of 1919 may have been a bit optimistic: when we look at the historical details we discover that the earlier formulation of Einstein’s theory actually contained a mathematical error that predicted twice as much bending of light by large gravitational masses like the Sun – the very thing that was tested during the eclipse. And if the theory had been tested in 1914 (as was originally planned), it would have been (apparently) falsified"