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What is a theory? This is a cornerstone of misunderstandings when dealing with science. What is a theory and why do scientists treat a theory like it is a fact? You will see people wanting to emphasize something is just a theory to show that it is not valid or should be questioned. You will often hear the argument "It is just a theory" on topics such as evolution. But before we even consider using the word 'theory' to validate or to invalidate an argument, we need to understand its ...continue reading "What is a theory?"