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noun as in natural science

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Light cones emerge in physics because the speed of light is constant.

Some of the most perplexing topics in physics revolve around quantum theory.

Like the laws of physics, the laws of biology simply describe what is, not what should be.

Over the last few decades it has grown from a small collection of insights into a dynamic area of research with deep connections to more areas of math and physics than Hamilton ever could have imagined.

That frees physicists to focus on other explanations, like potential issues with the supernova or quasar measurements, or the possibility of unexplained new physics phenomena.

Their friendship began when Krauss, who was chairman of the physics department at Case Western in Cleveland, sought out Epstein.

The laws of physics probably forbid wormholes from existing anyway, according to Thorne.

He majored in mathematical physics, studying mind-bending theories of quantum mechanics and partial differential equations.

Muslims made many discoveries in mathematics, chemistry, physics, medicine, astronomy and psychology.

Before Malala, in 1979, Dr. Abdus Salam won the Nobel Prize for Physics.

To understand how this took place, the reader should consider certain simple yet noble generalizations of physics.

Like Socrates, however, ethics were the great subject of his inquiries, to which physics were only subordinate.

With Aristotle, ethics formed only one branch of attention; his main inquiries were in reference to physics and metaphysics.

He sets no value on logic, nor much on physics; but he reveals sentiments of great simplicity and grandeur.

The animal body is not a test-tube and, in it, the laws of physics are modified by those of physiology.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to physics, such as: biology, chemistry, life sciences, pure science, and science of matter.

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