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For the past couple of centuries the penchant for prediction has been prevalent at century turns. How much have evaluations of scientific discovery and predictions for future advancement changed since those of the science commentators at the end of the last century?

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Heilbron, J., Bynum, W. Plus çá change. Nature 402, C86–C88 (1999) doi:10.1038/35011581

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