The practice of science is sometimes described as a coldly rational route that follows rigid guidelines to reach certain truth. The reality is very different, and much more interesting and exciting. To be a good scientist you need curiosity, imagination, a sceptical attitude and the willingness to admit mistakes when you make them, which you will.
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