During the late 1500's and stretching well into the 1800's, the field of science consisted of a lot of theorists and empiricists, all vying for fame, and new discoveries. It is easy to forget science is often affected by the philosophy of the observer.
what’s important, or otherwise on the edge of consciousness
In the longest election campaign in nearly a century, Canadians have ousted the ruling Conservative party with prejudice. The race was between a party of fear, a party of opportunism, and a party of hope. Hope won, but it wasn't guaranteed.