Certainty in Science (and why it doesn't exist)

“The Problem with the World Is That Fools & Fanatics Are So Certain of Themselves” Bertrand Russell

 
"I don't 'have' to have an answer Link Feynman on YouTube 3 mins
Theory vs. Hypothesis vs. Law… Explained
Link YouTube. 7 mins from It's ok to be smart
The misconception is partly a result of sloppy science and only serves to dampen public confidence in science Link John Oliver Takes on Sloppy State of Science Coverage. YouTube. 20 min. Classic
Why do scientists never say, "We have proved that vaccines don't cause autism"?
Link We are never 100% certain of anything in science. And that's OK. YouTube. 4 min. From 'The Body of Evidence'
7 misused words in Science Hypothesis. Theory. Law. Skeptic and a few more courtesy of Scientific American
Uncertainty in Science From one of my old blogposts
An interesting quote on the subject Another of my blogposts
Various levels of certainty in the different Science subjects Cartoon (featured above), courtesy of xkcd