What are the pieces of information gathered through experimentation called?

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Sep 21, 2016



All the information derived from experiment is evidence. Of course, ideally, the experiment must be designed so that the evidence relates to a particular scientific question. Much of modern scientific theory relies on the idea of #"falsification"#. Can an experiment leads to results that potentially falsifies a theory or hypothesis?

And if your experiment does falsify a scientific theory, and a new theory can be developed, book your ticket to Stockholm for your award.