established scientific theory


a: established scientific theory ~
b: Ronald Reagan adage


"An established scientific theory is like the Ronald Reagan adage, "Trust, but verify." Once a scientific explanation about some observed phenomenon has been is elevated to the level of "theory," we trust that it is true enough to the point that we feel comfortable teaching it. However, we constantly test and verify all scientific theories, and this is done continuously through the scientific method by scientists all over the world."

Writer: Not Stated
Date: Oct 9 2016 6:27 PM

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