Pure science



A basic knowledge for the discovery of unknown laws based on well controlled experiments and deductions from demonstrated facts or truths.


In contrast to applied science, pure science is not focused at the practical applications of the observed or demonstrated truths or facts.

Word origin: ME pur < OF < L pūrus, clean, unmixed, plain, pure; science (see science).

Compare: applied science.
See also: hard science.

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