Science an Ongoing Process of Discovery for Stanford University Physics Professor, Dr. Peter Sturrock

Interview with astrophysics professor and UFO expert, Dr. Peter Sturrock discusses the Journal of Scientific Exploration and how to investigate science outside the mainstream.

Del Mar, CA, February 14, 2008 --( Join host Alex Tsakiris when he interviews Dr. Peter A. Sturrock about science, and discoveries that fall outside of the mainstream. During the interview Dr. Sturrock explains why scientists need to consider alternative viewpoints and theories even if they are controversial. He also explains the need for the journal he edits:

“…this depends on whether we think that science is all worked out or whether it's, let's say, an ongoing process. If we think that scientists know all there is to know, then there is no need for the, the Journal for Scientific Exploration, but if we think science is an ongoing process that has problems to work through and work out, and some of which are ignored by mainstream science, and many of which are of interest to the public, then there's a real need for the Journal of Scientific Exploration.”

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Dr. Peter A. Sturrock has enjoyed a distinguished academic career and is now Emeritus Professor of Applied Physics and of Physics at Stanford University. He served as Director of the Center for Space Science and Astrophysics from 1992 until 1998. He has also served as Chairman of the Plasma Physics Division of the American Astronomical Society, as Chairman of the Solar Physics Division of the American Astronomical Society.

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