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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. Exobiology
  26. Genetic Engineering
  27. Gravitics
  28. Information Technology
  29. Life Sciences
  30. Linguistics
  31. Materials Technology
  32. Mathematics
  33. Metempsychology
  34. Nano Science
  35. Nanotechnology
  36. Neurotechnology
  37. Physics
  38. Physiology
  39. Pocket Universes
  40. Psionicology (Psionics)
  41. Psychohistory
  42. Psychology
  43. Robotics
  44. Sociology
  45. Sophontology
  46. Taxonomy
  47. Technology
  48. Taxonomy
  49. Trophics
  50. Uplift
  51. Vulcanology
  52. Xenoarchaeology
  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.