The more evidence from the wider a variety of sources

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The more evidence from the wider a variety of sources, the more  believable. If the police find a finger print the same as yours at a murder  scene, maybe it means you are guilty, maybe it doesn’t. However, if the  police also find your wallet there, and the murder weapon in your house,  and the tire tracks of your car at the murder scene, and the victim's  jewelry at your house, and your teeth marks on the victim's throat, and a  VCR tape of the murder with you in the starring role - well, then you're in  trouble. (Unless you have a very good lawyer, of course. This is where the  analogy breaks down; law and science play by very different rules.)  In science this has two aspects: 1) multiple measures of different types all  indicating the same fact, and 2) an explanatory context which is very  general with many cross validating findings in the theoretical net. 
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