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Old 03-09-2011, 03:27 AM
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Thankfully no one in the scientific world thinks that you have to personally be able to see something in order to establish it is there. If people operated at this level of ridiculous standards of proof there would be no science done anywhere. Demanding ridiculous standards of proof might be useful for trolling people on a forum, but it sure is not useful in the world of science.

“invisible” gases have weight, they exert pressure and other forces, they have chemical effects on other substances, any yes they can be observed using atomic microscopes and their atoms visually observed. They can also be made visible by freezing, unless you think you are freezing something that is not there and magically something solid appears.

Direct observation is far from the only tool science has in proving things, as even the worst troll here on the forum knows but chooses to ignore. Inference and prediction alone are the platforms for most of science today.

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