What Do Scientists Do?

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!'
(I found it!) but 'That's funny ...'
- Isaac Asimov

Science is an objective, self correcting method for gathering and organizing information about the natural world through repeated observation and experimentation.

Now that we have a workable definition of science, lets use that to take the next step. What do scientists do? When you hear the word "scientist", you probably think of people in white lab coats, mixing chemicals or peering into microscopes. Some scientists do that, but science is a much broader subject.

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