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Oct. 2002 - On intuition

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Oct. 2002 - On intuition

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This thread is for discussing Massimo Pigliucci's Rationally Speaking article entitled On intuition.Quote:N. 29, October 2002 On intuition Dmitri Mendeleev is resented by high school students, and lauded among scientists for having come up with the idea that the natural elements can be arranged neatly and logically in a regular fashion, based on simple properties such as their atomic number. Mendeleev's Periodic Table is one of the best examples of synthesis in science, an idea that brought about the ability to make predictions about the discovery of new elements. What is less known is that Mendeleev had the idea in a dream
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