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  • 1 Theoretical physics — employs mathematical models and abstractions of physics in an attempt to explain experimental data taken of the natural world. Its central core is mathematical physics 1, though other conceptual techniques are also used. The goal is to… …

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  • 2 Theoretical linguistics — is the branch of linguistics that is most concerned with developing models of linguistic knowledge. Part of this endeavor involves the search for and explanation of linguistic universals, that is, properties all languages have in common. The… …

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  • 3 explanation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ convincing, credible, good, likely, logical, natural, obvious, plausible, probable, rational ▪ …

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  • 4 theoretical — [[t]θi͟ːəre̱tɪk(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A theoretical study or explanation is based on or uses the ideas and abstract principles that relate to a particular subject, rather than the practical aspects or uses of it. ...theoretical physics. 2)… …

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  • 5 explanation — Synonyms and related words: abstraction, accomplishment, account, allegorization, analysis, answer, ascertainment, body of theory, case, case in point, cause, clarification, clearance, clearing, clearing up, commentary, construction, cracking,… …

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  • 6 theoretical — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ highly ▪ merely ▪ purely …

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  • 7 science, philosophy of — Branch of philosophy that attempts to elucidate the nature of scientific inquiry observational procedures, patterns of argument, methods of representation and calculation, metaphysical presuppositions and evaluate the grounds of their validity… …

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  • 8 cosmos — /koz meuhs, mohs/, n., pl. cosmos, cosmoses for 2, 4. 1. the world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system. 2. a complete, orderly, harmonious system. 3. order; harmony. 4. any composite plant of the genus Cosmos, of tropical… …

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  • 9 Nobel Prizes — ▪ 2009 Introduction Prize for Peace       The 2008 Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to Martti Ahtisaari, former president (1994–2000) of Finland, for his work over more than 30 years in settling international disputes, many involving ethnic,… …

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  • 10 physical science, principles of — Introduction       the procedures and concepts employed by those who study the inorganic world.        physical science, like all the natural sciences, is concerned with describing and relating to one another those experiences of the surrounding… …

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  • 11 Cold fusion — This article is about the Fleischmann–Pons claims of nuclear fusion at room temperature. For the original use of the term cold fusion , see Muon catalyzed fusion. For all other definitions, see Cold fusion (disambiguation). Diagram of an open… …

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  • 12 Occam's razor — For the aerial theatre company, see Ockham s Razor Theatre Company. It is possible to describe the other planets in the solar system as revolving around the Earth, but that explanation is unnecessarily complex compared to the modern consensus… …

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  • 13 Moral Theology — • Limited to those doctrines which discuss the relations of man and his free actions to God and his supernatural end, and propose the means instituted by God for the attainment of that end Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Moral Theology …

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  • 14 Field electron emission — It is requested that a diagram or diagrams be included in this article to improve its quality. For more information, refer to discussion on this page and/or the listing at Wikipedia:Requested images. Field emission (FE) (also known as field… …

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  • 15 Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …

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  • 16 Ignaz Semmelweis — Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis, aged 42 in 1860 pen sketch by Jenő Dopy …

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  • 17 Criticism of relativity theory — Criticism of Albert Einstein s theory of relativity was mainly expressed in the early years after its publication on a scientific, pseudoscientific, philosophical, or ideological basis. Reasons for criticism were, for example, alternative… …

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  • 18 Bohr model — In atomic physics, the Bohr model created by Niels Bohr depicts the atom as a small, positively charged nucleus surrounded by electrons that travel in circular orbits around the nucleus mdash;similar in structure to the solar system, but with… …

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  • 19 Modified Newtonian dynamics — MOND redirects here. For other uses, see Mond. In physics, Modified Newtonian dynamics (MOND) is a hypothesis that proposes a modification of Newton s law of gravity to explain the galaxy rotation problem. When the uniform velocity of rotation of …

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  • 20 acoustics — /euh kooh stiks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) Physics. the branch of physics that deals with sound and sound waves. 2. (used with a pl. v.) the qualities or characteristics of a room, auditorium, stadium, etc., that determine the audibility or… …

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