It is never possible to predict a physical occurrence with unlimited precision.
Religion belongs to the realm that is inviolable before the law of causation and therefore closed to science.
We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist, or if they have existed up until now, that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future.
An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents . . . Its opponents gradually die out and the growing generation is familiar with the idea from the beginning.