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What are facts and theories for Physics?

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October 16, 2007 7:17PM

Fact is an http://www.answers.com/topic/objectivity-science and http://www.answers.com/topic/verification http://www.answers.com/topic/observation, in contrast with a http://www.answers.com/topic/theory, which is an explanation of or interpretation of facts. Physics facts are believed to be independent from the observer in that no matter which physist observes a phenomenon, all will reach the same necessary conclusion. therefore facts are observation made and lined out in physics. A theory is a logically self-consistent http://www.answers.com/topic/model-abstract or framework for describing the behavior of a related set of natural or social phenomena. it is a testable http://www.answers.com/topic/model-abstract of the manner of interaction of a set of http://www.answers.com/topic/nature http://www.answers.com/topic/phenomenon.