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For questions about the quantitative study of topics such as numbers, structure, space, and change, carried out by investigating patterns.
For questions about the scientific discipline that concerns itself with analyzing the laws of nature in full generality. It is one of the largest branches of natural science. Before applying this tag …
For questions about those who do mathematics.
For questions about the details of a particular scientist's life.
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For questions about terms, definitions and related concepts used in science and mathematics.
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For questions that are requesting specific literature references
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The study of celestial objects and phenomena outside of the Earth's atmosphere.
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For questions about the history and development of how symbols and related objects are written.
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For questions about the location (in space and time) of scientific discoveries and their historical context.
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For questions about the mathematical field studying functions, focusing on infinitesimals and rates of change.
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For questions about the branch of philosophy studying science, scientists, the scientific method and related topics.
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The branch of physics that relates to the behavior of objects, typically particles, on small scales. Probability is very important in quantum mechanics.
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Branch of Mathematics about the properties of the shapes, their similarities and transformations in the space.
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For questions about events occurring in Greece and the immediate areas around it between 800 B.C. and 600 A.D.
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For questions regarding theories in the discipline of physics. Do not use the physics tag on a post if you use this tag in the post.
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Electromagnetism is a branch of Physics involving the study of the electromagnetic force, a physical interaction that occurs between electrically charged particles. This force plays a major role in de…
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A field of mathematics studying numbers, their properties and structures that arise from them.
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For questions about historical physics experiments, the history of experimental methodology, observations of physical phenomena and related topics.
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For question regarding the applications of formal logic to mathematics.
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The study of the motion of macroscopic bodies under the influence of forces. Invented by Newton, later reformulated by Lagrange and Hamilton.
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For questions regarding either the special or general theories of relativity.
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For questions about the mathematical study of shapes and space based on the works of Euclid.
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For questions about the study of chemical reactions, dynamics and related phenomena.
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For questions about the scientific approach to computations and its applications.
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For questions regarding the mathematical aspects of physics.
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For questions relating to the study of life and life-related processes.
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For questions about the history of calculus and its theoretical foundations, including topics such as continuity, differentiability, and infinite series. Related topics include questions on the histor…
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Albert Einstein (1879–1955) was one of the most important physicists of all time. His work touched many major areas of physics, although he is mostly known as the creator of the theory of relativity a…
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For questions about the mathematical branch that is based on the study of sets, i.e. collections of objects.
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For questions about the mathematical field abstract algebra that studies algebraic structures, most notably groups, rings and fields.
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Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) was a German mathematician and physicist who worked in number theory, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, magnetism, astronomy and optics. His contributions were…
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For questions about the discipline that uses differential calculus and linear algebra to study geometrical problems.
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