We explain the difference between a scientific law and a scientific theory.
Saying something is "just a theory" does not make any sense, scientifically speaking. Scientific theories provide explanations that have been tested and proven.
Don't worry, we're not actually talking about the Second Amendment. We're talking about the laws of physics!
Learn about what physicists call a "fictitious force", on this Moment of Science.
You have a long curved metal tube and a miniature golf ball that you knock into one end and out the other. How does the ball move after it leaves the tube?