Misleading concepts in physics: dark energy

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    There are some rather everyday examples, too, where physicists use words differently from everyone else.

    Mass and weight. (The latter is a force)

    Temperature and heat. (The latter is energy)

    Centrifugal "force". (It's not a force, but inertia)

    "Theory". (To physicists, it means it's a well understood natural law, rather than speculation)

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