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        NOVA: Judgment Day; Intelligent Design on Trial | What Is a Theory?

        In these audio interviews from NOVA Online, Barbara Forrest, a philosophy professor, and paleontologist Kevin Padian address the basis of a general misunderstanding of what a scientific theory is. Although it may be defined as just a hunch in everyday language, a theory in science is an explanation strengthened by a large body of evidence. Theories including evolution theory, germ theory, and gravitation theory have stood the test of time in the face of rigorous testing, evaluation, and revision.

        This media asset was adapted from NOVA: "Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial".

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