Einstein’s Relativity
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(Art drawing about the theory of relativity) The theory of relativity includes both the theory of special relativity as that of general relativity formulated by Albert Einstein in the early twentieth century, who sought to resolve the incompatibility between Newtonian mechanics and electromagnetism. The theory of special relativity, published in 1905, deals with the physics of … Read More

Axiology
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Axiology (from the Greek: axia or axios, value, quality) can define either the science of moral values ​​or, in philosophy, at the same time a theory of values ​​(axios) or a branch of philosophy interested in the domain of values. … Read More

Atomic physics
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Atomic physics is the field of physics that studies atoms as isolated systems that include electrons and the atomic nucleus. It focuses primarily on the arrangement of electrons around the nucleus and how it is modified. This definition encompasses both … Read More

Performance art
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(Bryan Zanisnik, performance of “When I Was a Child I Caught a Fleeting Glimpse”, 2009. ) An artistic performance is a behavioral artistic action undertaken by an artist(s), in front of an audience. The work can be presented in solo … Read More

Scientific research
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Scientific research is, first and foremost, all actions undertaken to produce and develop scientific knowledge. By metonymic extension, this term is also used in the social, economic, institutional and legal context of these actions. History of scientific research (Basrelief sculpture … Read More

Causality and causal realism
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In philosophy, science, and everyday language, causality refers to the relationship of cause and effect. cause, the correlate of the effect, is “what makes a thing do or act as it does”; this produces the effect; causality is the “current … Read More

Light
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(Electromagnetic spectrum with light highlighted. ) In its most common sense, light is a physical phenomenon identified as electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation. It consists of all the electromagnetic waves perceived by the human visual system, that … Read More

Speciesism
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Speciesism is the consideration that the species to which an animal belongs, for example the human species, is a relevant criterion for establishing the rights that it must be granted. This ethical concept is mainly used by proponents of antispeciesism … Read More

Branches of science
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(The scale of the Earth mapped to the branches of science, with formal sciences as the foundation. ) The branches of science – divisions within science with respect to the entity or system in question, which normally embodies its own … Read More

Argument from miracles
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The argument from miracles is an argument for the existence of God saying that if there are phenomena that can not be accomplished by any creature – miracles – it is God who makes them , and thus gives them … Read More

Electricity and magnetism – Electromagnetism
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(Diagram of a solenoid and its magnetic field lines. The shape of all lines was computed according to the laws of electrodynamics. ) Electromagnetism is the branch of physics that studies the interactions between electrically charged particles, whether at rest … Read More

Scientism
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Scientism is a nineteenth century vision of the world in which experimental science takes precedence over older forms of reference – religious revelation, superstitions, tradition, and customs – to interpret the world. In the words of Ernest Renan (1823-1892) scientism … Read More

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