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Definition of Science


  1. Knowledge; knowledge of principles and causes; ascertained truth of facts.
  2. Accumulated and established knowledge, which has been systematized and formulated with reference to the discovery of general truths or the operation of general laws; knowledge classified and made available in work, life, or the search for truth; comprehensive, profound, or philosophical knowledge.
  3. Especially, such knowledge when it relates to the physical world and its phenomena, the nature, constitution, and forces of matter, the qualities and functions of living tissues, etc.; -- called also natural science, and physical science.
  4. Any branch or department of systematized knowledge considered as a distinct field of investigation or object of study; as, the science of astronomy, of chemistry, or of mind.
  5. Art, skill, or expertness, regarded as the result of knowledge of laws and principles.
  6. To cause to become versed in science; to make skilled; to instruct.

Science Quotations

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Albert Einstein

All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one's brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon.
Roger Bacon

To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
Albert Einstein

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Immanuel Kant

Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done. - Robert A. Heinlein
Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done.
Robert A. Heinlein
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Science Translations

science in Afrikaans is wetenskap
science in Danish is videnskab
science in Dutch is wetenschap
science in Finnish is tiede
science in French is science
science in German is Naturwissenschaft, Wissenschaft
science in Italian is scienza
science in Latin is scientia
science in Norwegian is vitenskap
science in Spanish is ciencia
science in Swedish is vetenskap
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