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experimental observation

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Context

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Experiments

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Examples

experiments

Relation to mathematical proof

In (Jaffe-Quinn 93, p. 2) it was claimed that

the role of rigorous proof in mathematics is functionally analogous to the role of experiment in the natural sciences

Responses to that claim may be found here.

References

Discussion relating experiment to mathematical proof includes

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