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No, a physical theory can never be "proven". There is a classical metaphor to illustrate why, known as the black swan problem or problem of induction. If in your entire life you have only see white swans, you will formulate the general law (or theory) that all the swans are white. You will then keep seeing only white swans -thousands of them- and think "my ...
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