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Theory: Jar Jar Binks Was A Trained Force User

Over at Reddit, there is a great post detailing a theory that Jar Jar Binks (the bumbling, hapless oaf that people in general despise) is more than meets the eye. In fact, he could have possibly been a trained force … Continue reading

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Further And Farther: A Theory

Further or farther? Which one do you use in which situation? As a general rule… they’re pretty interchangeable, but many people use the following rule: Further refers to metaphorical distance, whereas farther refers to physical distance. Over at The New … Continue reading

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Definitions Of Fact, Theory, And Law In Scientific Work

Over at the National Centre for Science Education, they have a handy little explainer of what a Fact, Theory, Hypothesis, and Law is in scientific work. These terms are often misunderstood by people who don’t work in the field, so it’s … Continue reading

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Why Science Is NOT ‘Just A Theory’

“Have you ever heard ‘evolution’ dismissed as ‘just a theory’? Is a scientific theory no different to the theory that Elvis is still alive? Jim Al-Khalili puts the record straight. There’s an important difference between a scientific theory and the … Continue reading

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10 Misunderstood Scientific Terms

There are several words in the scientific language that have a different meaning when scientists use them compared to what other people perceive them to mean. Over at io9, they have a list of 10 scientific ideas that scientists wish … Continue reading

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