Defying the data

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Sometimes, the results of an experiment contradict what we have strong theoretical reason to believe. But experiments go wrong sometimes, for various reasons. So if our theory is strong enough, we can sometimes get away with defying the data: saying there has to be something wrong with the result, without offering ideas on what it might be.

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