It is important to bear in mind that science is but one of various perspectives in the attempts to explain nature and the place of humankind in it. Religion, mythology, philosophy, art, literature, have each in its own way been offering answers to questions that have been puzzling humankind from time immemorial. What is it, therefore, that distinguishes science from other perspectives? It is safe to say that most people would agree that science is distinguished by the method scientists use in arriving at answers.