Many were the theories that were proven and became a rule taken without argument today. Such theories were a mere view but now changed humanity and took it to a new era of science.
When we consider the theory of relativity by Einstein whose main concern was to surpass the concepts of his time to innovate new theories that seek development away from consumption, dependency and imitation, we find that he changed a lot of concepts: time, place, mass and energy. As a result, the theoretical bases of Newtonian mechanics which prevailed for 200 years.
Time was added as a fourth dimension.
Concepts of relativity led to the appearance of totally new sciences such as astrophysics and cosmology.