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Copernicus' vision of the universe in De revolutionibus orbium coelestium

The natural sciences and mathematics seek to understand the natural world. They include the following branches of knowledge (ordered from most fundamental towards most specialized):

  1. Mathematics - the group of sciences (arithmetic, geometry, algebra, calculus, etc.) dealing with quantities, magnitudes, and forms, and their relationships, attributes, etc., by the use of numbers and symbols[1].
  2. Physics - the general science of nature, on all scales from the smallest to the largest possible.
  3. Astronomy - the science of celestial objects and phenomena that originate outside the Earth's atmosphere.
  4. Chemistry - the science of the composition, structure and properties of matter matter, with focus on the possible chemical reactions.
  5. Biology - the science of phenomena related to living organisms.
  6. Geology - the science of phenomena related to the earth, such as earthquakes.


Notable scientists

Articles

Mathematics

For a list of all articles, see Mathematics.

Arithmetic

For a list of all articles, see Arithmetic.

Geometry

For a list of all articles, see Geometry.

Algebra

For a list of all articles, see Algebra.

Calculus

For a list of all articles, see Calculus.

Statistics

For a list of all articles, see Statistics.

Physics

For a list of all articles, see Physics.

Kinematics and mechanics

Gravitation

Optics

Electromagnetism

Quantum mechanics

Astronomy

For a list of all articles, see Astronomy.

Chemistry

For a list of all articles, see Chemistry.

Biology

For a list of all articles, see Biology.

Geology

For a list of all articles, see Geology.


References

  1. Webster's new world dictionary of the American Language, 1972 edition, The World Publishing Company: Nashville, Tenn.





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