A few problems . . .
You can drive a car without knowing exactly how a car-engine works. Similarly,
you can study a subject, in the minutest of detail - without knowing
the fundamentals about the cornerstones on which the whole subject is built.
It’s not a good sign though. It would be equivalent to being a world-expert
in economics without knowing what money is.
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Exactly what is a photon
Exactly how gravity works
How anything ‘gets its mass’
Whether ‘constants’ are constant
[ special note for this section: It's a given
that very many medical conditions and diseases are still being investigated
for their root causes. Though huge
progress has been made, the following are some examples which are widely
believed to be well understood - but aren’t ]
How influenza is transmitted.
How to define a living thing
Full understanding of cell tech
Full understanding of photosynthesis
Protein structuring via the genes.
How to define intelligence
How to define emotions
How are memories 'stored' ?
What is consciousness ?
How does 'thought' work ?
Exactly how the Earth’s magnetic field is generated.
Where oil came from.
Do major forests soak up CO2 – or produce it ?
The ‘Incompleteness Theorem’
How to find prime numbers
of the heavier elements