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Science and Its Influence on the Modern World

Once upon a time, a scientist was perceived with suspicion and fear. Europe referred to him as the magician, the alchemist. Galileo faced persecution by the State and the Church. But the situation took a gradual turn and modern scientists now have a privileged status. Science has evolved into a major profession, which requires several years or training, apprenticeship and devotion. Read more