paradigm shift

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paradigm shift

A dramatic change in methodology or practice. It often refers to a major change in thinking and planning, which ultimately changes the way projects are implemented. For example, accessing applications and data from the Web instead of from local servers is a paradigm shift. See paradigm and buzzword.
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And the story is indeed compelling, combining this extraordinary science with a plausible trajectory toward rapid growth and broad market penetration in just a decade or two.
Seeing in the Dark is an inspirational look at ordinary people doing extraordinary science.
it is normal science, in which Sir Karl's sort of testing does not occur, rather than extraordinary science which most nearly distinguishes science from other enterprises.
Matthew's entry shows just how exciting and extraordinary science and engineering can really be.
All of the finalists brought something different to the competition but their entries show just how exciting and extraordinary science and engineering can be.
Kuhn's account of the dynamic of scientific growth-paradigm --> normal science --> puzzle-solving --> anomaly --> crisis --> extraordinary science --> revolution --> normal science--became widely known as the last nail in the coffin of the positivist conception of science and the turning point in the subsequent demise of Popperianism.
Kuhn's account of the dynamic of scientific growth--paradigm [right arrow] normal science [right arrow] puzzle-solving [right arrow] anomaly [right arrow] crisis [right arrow] extraordinary science [right arrow] revolution [right arrow] normal science--became widely known as the last nail in the coffin of the positivist conception of science and the turning point in the subsequent demise of Popperianism.

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