Vexen Crabtree (vexen) wrote,
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Scientific Theories Must Make Way for New Evidence

A new page! Scientific theories (especially new ones) undergo lengthy periods of intense criticism, and are often refined many times before they settle in a form that is well-supported by evidence. Rarely, a new theory will completely displace an old one, perhaps instigating a cascade of theory replacements, in what is called a "scientific revolution" or "paradigm shift".

"Scientific Theories Must Make Way for New Evidence"

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Tags: human progress, knowledge, science, scientific method
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