Topic covering both science and technology
Science and technology is an interdisciplinary topic encompassing science, technology, and their interactions:
- Science is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of explanations and predictions about nature and the universe. It is the study of nature and behaviour of the physical and natural world through the scientific method.
- It is defined as the observation, identification, description, experimental, investigation, and theoretical explaination of natural phenomena.
- Technology is the collection of techniques and processes used in the production of goods or services or the accomplishment of objectives such as scientific investigation.
- Technology refers to methods, systems, and devices which are the result of scientific knowledge being used for practical purposes.
Studies of science and technology often include their interaction with society.
The history of science and technology examines how humanity’s understanding of science and technology has