31. Which of the following conclusions about new theories in science can reasonably be drawn from the passage?
A. Important new theories will eventually be accepted,
no matter how controversial they are or who proposes them.
B. Important but unusual new theories have a better
chance at acceptance when they are proposed by
C. Research on new, nontraditional theories is widely
respected within the scientific community.
D. Scientists welcome the opportunity to overturn
existing ideas in favor of useful new theories.