General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 41, Issue 9, pp 2159–2167

The truth in science


DOI: 10.1007/s10714-009-0844-4

Cite this article as:
Breuer, R. & Springer, M. Gen Relativ Gravit (2009) 41: 2159. doi:10.1007/s10714-009-0844-4


Are natural scientists gaining an ever more complete picture of reality through their objective insights, or are the truths of the natural sciences no more than consensuses that change with time? The astrophysicist Jürgen Ehlers and the social scientist Rudolf Stichweh talk to Spektrum.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Spektrum der WissenschaftHeidelbergGermany

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