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    Why do we say that science does not prove anything? I do not understand this; the science I know proves everything. If you have any ideas I'd be very happy.

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    The world "proof" implies "unimpeachable evidence". When we say some thing has been proven, we imply that there is no chance of it being shown to be incorrect. Scientists propose a theory and then proceed to validate physical phenomena on the basis of the theory. For example, Einstein proposed his theory of relativity and then predicted that if his theory was correct, then such and such occurrence should take place (for example bending of a light ray ...

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    The proof of science is examined. The expert determines why we say science does not prove anything.

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