Word of the Week: Lacunae

as in: “The field of physics has been particularly persistent in speculating about theoretical lacunae, and through the use of particle accelerators has in recent decades often determined that such lacunae can be ‘filled’, as it were, with newly discovered, previously only hypothesized, particles.”

Rauch, A. (2003). The lacunae of science: observing the unobserved in the practices of knowledge.” Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 28(3), 209-216. doi:10.1179/030801803225005247

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