Reading notes on science and marxism

We are publishing an article originally written as part of the ICC's own discussions on the relationship between marxism and science. It aims to bring together some of Marx and Engels thoughts on the subject, with modern scientific and historical analysis of science, and concludes with a brief critical examination of the ideas of Karl Popper.

Speed of neutrinos: is scientific progress faster than its shadow?

Last September, a discovery hit the scientific world and its news was rapidly spread throughout the media of the entire globe. In the Gran Sasso laboratory in Italy, a scientific team observed some elementary particles called “neutrinos" sent from the particle accelerator of CERN. The scientist of the  “Opera” experiment had to admit the reality of the facts as they were shown: these particles travelled at a speed which was a little greater than the speed of light.

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