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Distinction between experiment and theory

  1. Apr 5, 2005 #1
    As you know we use the experimental methods to confirm our theories. so we measure some quantities to have a sense about the errors may occure. In some of these experiments we do not measure the considered quantity but another quantity that later relates to the desired one with ANOTHER THEORY.
    I just want to know what makes it safe too use the other theories to justify the new one. Can there arise a confliction between these two theories???
    I hope I could explain the problem!!!
    Thanks in advance
    Somy :smile:
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  3. Apr 7, 2005 #2
    no idea???!!!
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