As in the 17th century. have scientists changed their ideas about scientific research? What is the essence of the new scientific method?

In the XVII century. science began to play an important role in the development of human society. Only science was able to give power over nature.
The new scientific method of cognition was a consistent combination of three elements of research: observation and experiment, explanation, mathematical confirmation of conclusions.

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