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posted on Feb, 5 2005 @ 02:30 PM
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Aliens & UFOs
Post Your Theory, Sighting Or Abduction Report
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Would it not be hypothesis instead of theory? A theory infers that it has already been verified by specialists in the field and has successfully endured the rigors of falsification.

[edit on 5-2-2005 by Mad Man Lotar]




posted on Feb, 5 2005 @ 02:56 PM
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Well...



# A set of statements or principles devised to explain a group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has been repeatedly tested or is widely accepted and can be used to make predictions about natural phenomena.


or Maybe you prefer:


# An assumption based on limited information or knowledge; a conjecture.




A systematically organized body of knowledge applicable in a relatively wide variety of circumstances, especially a system of assumptions, accepted principles, and rules of procedure devised to analyze, predict, or otherwise explain the nature or behavior of a specified set of phenomena.


dictionary.reference.com...

[edit on 2-5-2005 by dreamlandmafia]



 
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