They learned to measure and count in better ways, and cracked the codes of physics, chemistry, and biology.
In what direction is our theory of mind going and will physics play a crucial role in it?
Americans built a fighter, the P-51, with aerodynamics that seemed to defy the laws of physics.
It's awfully hard for someone who lives in the world of politics to resist the physics of the presidential tug.
That conflict shaped the direction of physics for much of the 20th century and into the 21st.
I was a pupil at the University and attended his class in physics.
It is true, however, that the Timaeus is by no means confined to speculations on physics.
Accounts of these studies appeared from time to time in the year-book for Chemistry and physics, issued by Schweigger.
Used to do quite a bit of valuable work in various fields of physics.
But that angered me, for I had mastered my physics before he was ever born.
1580s, "natural science," from physic in sense of "natural science." Also see -ics. Based on Latin physica (neuter plural), from Greek ta physika, literally "the natural things," name of Aristotle's treatise on nature. Specific sense of "science treating of properties of matter and energy" is from 1715.
c.1300, fysike, "art of healing, medical science," also "natural science" (c.1300), from Old French fisike "natural science, art of healing" (12c.) and directly from Latin physica (fem. singular of physicus) "study of nature," from Greek physike (episteme) "(knowledge) of nature," from fem. of physikos "pertaining to nature," from physis "nature," from phyein "to bring forth, produce, make to grow" (cf. phyton "growth, plant," phyle "tribe, race," phyma "a growth, tumor") from PIE root *bheue- "to be exist, grow" (see be). Spelling with ph- attested from late 14c. (see ph). As a noun, "medicine that acts as a laxative," 1610s. The verb meaning "to dose with medicine" is attested from late 14c.
physics phys·ics (fĭz'ĭks)
Abbr. phys. The science of matter and energy and of interactions between the two, grouped in traditional fields such as acoustics, optics, mechanics, thermodynamics, and electromagnetism, as well as in modern extensions including atomic and nuclear physics, cryogenics, solid-state physics, particle physics, and plasma physics.
Physical properties, interactions, processes, or laws.
physic phys·ic (fĭz'ĭk)
A medicine or drug, especially a cathartic.