From a letter published in Nature:
Two teams of physicists have subjected Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity to some of the strictest tests so far, and found no deviation from the theory’s predictions. … The team reports agreement between relativity’s predictions and the lunar data that is up to three orders of magnitude better than previously reported. In a separate paper, … authors found that data and theory matched with a precision of up to an order of magnitude better than recorded in previous tests. More.
So modern science, say what you want about it – (sexist, racist, imperialist, (apply to your national government’s grievance-monger to have your alternative personal grievance entered on the growing indictment against science…) – accords with some kind of reality.
Yet here we are in the midst of a war on evidence in order to cement the evidence-free cosmology of the multiverse. Within which, science will be whatever anyone needs it to be.
And you had better believe it. Or else you are an Oppressor.
See also: Post-modern physics: String theory gets over the need for evidence.
Cosmic inflation theory loses hangups about the scientific method
The multiverse is science’s assisted suicide
Question for multiverse theorists: To what can science appeal, if not evidence?
Post-modern science: The illusion of consciousness sees through itself
Nature, as defined today, cannot be all there is. Science demonstrates that.
Can science survive long in a post-modern world? It’s not clear.