ERIC Number: EJ365207
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Toward a Quantitative Theory of Intellectual Discovery (Especially in Physics).
Fowler, Richard G.
Journal of Scientific Exploration, v1 n1 p11-20 1987
Studies time intervals in a list of critical ideas in physics. Infers that the rate of growth of ideas has been proportional to the totality of known ideas multiplied by the totality of people in the world. Indicates that the rate of discovery in physics has been decreasing. (CW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners
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