In science we learn about the innermost workings of nature through a clever combination of theory, experiment, and observation. It’s a straightforward formula, but can it work forever?
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Guess what? The job of scientist nowadays is basically that of an amateur computer programmer.
What does peer review mean? Does it mean a paper is correct? No. Does it mean a paper is the final word? No. Does it mean that the scientific community has accepted the results? No. It means that one or a couple random reviewers thought the paper was interesting, new, and not obviously wrong.
We’re taught that science is split between theory and experiment. This is…incomplete.