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Physical science



Any of the sciences concerned with the study of non-living systems, such as the nature and properties of energy, in contrast to biological sciences that study living systems.


Physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology and other disciplines concerned with the study of non-living things are examples of physical science.

Word origin: Middle English phisical, medical, from Medieval Latin physicālis, from Latin physica, physics; science (see science).

Compare: Biological Science.
See also: natural science.

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Re: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help

... However, I see two major problems: as you can see from the links above, cells interact with eachother. This often comes through a physical or chemical queue. However, this should happen within a very small distance, so that the cells could detect such queues. But this is no major ...

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by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help
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Re: What do you do when talking to creationists?

... evolution if there is no time? How will evolutionary biology meet new physical paradigms about time, space and so on? Will new conceptual changes ... past human beings and the rest of living beings become different as science progresses? After all, is life something fix-finite-defined? That ...

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by editorb
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:33 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
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I was referring to events purely within the natural sciences with no metaphysical or philosophical aspect in mind. With the word/term 'determinism' I meant that each reaction ...

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by ughaibu
Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:57 am
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holographic origin of life

... but that doesn't mean that it can't be used as an observer.There are physical laws in relation with it.For instance, according to mars or venus, ... just try to discover this sophisticated programm?Isn’t this the role of science? Answer: Science tries to find simple laws behind sophisticated programms, ...

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by minasole
Thu Jul 18, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
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Re: The general theory of origin of life

... of space" allows to understand and describe the long series of physical phenomena on a single platform. Trajectory of movement electrons ... from zero to DNA and RNA. Plus DNA features that are not yet known to science. God (or mind) can not directly to change the material world. For ...

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by leniel
Mon May 06, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The general theory of origin of life
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