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Science is concerted sophontic effort to understand, or to understand better the physical and natural worlds through observation, predictions, and experiments.

  • Scientific research and study is quantified through the use of metrics.
  • It can also refer to a systematically organized body of knowledge on a particular subject.
  • Please also see Science & Research in Charted Space.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Science is the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behaviour of the physical and natural worlds through observation and experiment.

  • It is quantified through the use of metrics.

Projected Knowledge Development Sequence[edit]

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Science is not just a step-by-step approach to discovery. Science is more like a mystery inviting anyone who is interested to become a detective and join in the fun. Curious sophonts continue to explore the universe and have done so for millennia.

Selected Scientific Fields of Interest[edit]

  1. Archaeology
  2. Architecture
  3. Artificial Intelligence
  4. Astrography
  5. Astronomy
  6. Astrophysics
  7. Biology
  8. Chemistry
  9. Cloning
  10. Computer Technology
  11. Cosmology
  12. Cosmology
  13. Ecology
  14. Economics
  15. Engineering
  16. Ethology
  17. Ethnography
  18. Ethnology
  19. Exobiochemistry
  20. Exobiology
  21. Genetic Engineering
  22. Gravitics
  23. Linguistics
  24. Materials Technology
  25. Mathematics
  26. Metempsychology
  27. Physics
  28. Physiology
  29. Pocket Universes
  30. Psionicology (Psionics)
  31. Psychohistory
  32. Psychology
  33. Robotics
  34. Sociology
  35. Sophontology
  36. Taxonomy
  37. Technology
  38. Taxonomy
  39. Tropics
  40. Uplift
  41. Vulcanology
  42. Xenoarchaeology
  43. Xenolinguistics
  44. Xenology

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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