the philosophy that there are no real differences between the sciences.
the theory that all sciences are ultimately based on experience and observation.
noun 1. a method of research in which a problem is identified, relevant data are gathered, a hypothesis is formulated from these data, and the hypothesis is empirically tested. scientific method noun 1. a method of investigation in which a problem is first identified and observations, experiments, or other relevant data are then used to […]
- Scientific misconduct
noun any action that willfully compromises the integrity of scientific research; intentional falsification of scientific data
- Scientific name
noun the recognized Latin name given to an organism, consisting of a genus and species, according to a taxonomy; also called binomial name Examples The scientific name is usually printed in italics, with the genus capitalized. See common name scientific name (sī’ən-tĭf’ĭk) A name used by scientists, especially the taxonomic name of an organism that […]
noun 1. a method for expressing a given quantity as a number having significant digits necessary for a specified degree of accuracy, multiplied by 10 to the appropriate power, as 1385.62 written as 1.386 × 10 3 . scientific notation A method of expressing numbers in terms of a decimal number between 1 and 10 […]