Theories in science that make claims that are not empirical in nature


What are 5 scientific theories?

Astronomy: Big Bang Theory. Biology: Cell Theory; Theory of Evolution; Germ Theory of Disease. Chemistry: Atomic Theory; Kinetic Theory of Gases. Physics: General Relativity; Special Relativity; Theory of Relativity; Quantum Field Theory.

What are the 8 scientific theories?

A theory is a carefully thought-out explanation for observations of the natural world that has been constructed using the scientific method, and which brings together many facts and hypotheses.

Are scientific theories based on empirical evidence?

Science Produces Explanations That Can Be Tested Using Empirical Evidence. Science requires that scientific explanations of phenomena be based on events or mechanisms that can be observed in the natural world. This is how science builds a base of shared observations and ideas to which new knowledge can be added.

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