What is wrong with the expression, "That is just a theory," if by theory you mean a scientific theory?

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asked May 9, 2012 in General Chemistry by Joey33 ~Expert~ (1,216 points)

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In the case of a scientific theory, an established theory is as close to the truth as we can get in science.  A theory has a lot of experimental evidence to back it up, and should not be dismissed so lightly as the statement suggests.
answered May 9, 2012 by Roar3215 ~Expert~ (1,318 points)
selected May 9, 2012 by Joey33

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