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Science is concerted effort to understand, or to understand better the physical and natural worlds through observation, predictions, and experiments. It can also refer to a systematically organized body of knowledge on a particular subject.

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.

NBIC Technologies[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.

Projected Knowledge Development Sequence[edit]

Selected Scientific Fields of Interest[edit]

  1. Archaeology
  2. Architecture
  3. Artificial Intelligence
  4. Astrography
  5. Astronomy
  6. Astrophysics
  7. Biology
  8. Biotechnology
  9. Chemistry
  10. Cloning
  11. Cognitive Science
  12. Computer Technology
  13. Cosmology
  14. Cosmology
  15. Cybertechnology
  16. Ecology
  17. Economics
  18. Engineering
  19. Epidemiology
  20. Ethology
  21. Ethnography
  22. Ethnology
  23. Eugenics
  24. Exobiochemistry
  25. Genetic Engineering
  26. Gravitics
  27. Information Technology
  28. Life Sciences
  29. Linguistics
  30. Materials Technology
  31. Mathematics
  32. Metempsychology
  33. Nano Science
  34. Nanotechnology
  35. Neurotechnology
  36. Physics
  37. Physiology
  38. Pocket Universes
  39. Psionicology (Psionics)
  40. Psychohistory
  41. Psychology
  42. Robotics
  43. Sociology
  44. Sophontology
  45. Taxonomy
  46. Technology
  47. Taxonomy
  48. Trophics
  49. Uplift
  50. Vulcanology
  51. Xenoarchaeology
  52. Xenobiology
  53. Xenolinguistics
  54. Xenology

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This list of sources was used by the Traveller Wiki Editorial Team and individual contributors to compose this article. Copyrighted material is used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author. The page history lists all of the contributions.