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    (Original post by Tootles)
    Computers and telecommunications rely on principles only treated by (and relevant to) physics. Without them, none of the infrastructures on which we - and the government, emergency services, whatever - rely very heavily on would exist at all.
    Ok so we're into extropy there and considering the advancement of the human condition through technology. I sure do enjoy having Netflix and a mobile phone, but objectively considering which advancements have best improved mine, and the largest percentage of other people's lifes I'd suggest agriculture and medicine have resulted in more good than being able to pause the iPlayer. Still going to stick with biology being the most important science.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Canoes.
    Just big trousers tbqh. Canoeing is essentially swimming.
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    (Original post by h3rmit)
    Just big trousers tbqh. Canoeing is essentially swimming.
    Hot air balloon.

    Or is that just a big blousy shirt with added baked beans?
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Or is that just a big blousy shirt with added baked beans?
    You took the words right out of my mouth
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    Chemistry !!
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    Chemistry has helped us get a better understanding of why things happen around us. There's a fair bit of biology knowledge which is based on our chemistry knowledge. Without chemistry, we wouldn't have vaccines, we wouldn't have most modern medicine, we wouldn't have such useful things as polymers.
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    Every Science has it's purpose, It's hard to call one more important than the other.

    . Chemistry is the Science that enables us to manipulate the very fabric of nature.

    . Physics is the Science that advances mankind's knowledge about nature.

    . Biology is the Science that enables us to understand the mechanics of life.

    Maths is the unseen language that binds them all. They are all essentially spin-offs of it.
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    Chemistry was going to say biology, but bio relies quite heavily on chemi...
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    (Original post by Arima)
    Chemistry was going to say biology, but bio relies quite heavily on chemi...
    In terms of the whole biochemistry stuff, I agree with you. But there are also aspects of biology which have no reference to chemistry.
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    chemistry
    It's all around us!
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    Chemistry!!!
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    (Original post by Cherub012)
    Psychology.
    Lol

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    (Original post by funami)
    chemistry
    It's all around us!
    Unlike...?

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    (Original post by jneill)
    Without philosophy there is no science. It's at the heart of all knowledge.

    Principia is a philosophy text. The clue is in the title.

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    Are you talking about Newton's axioms about mechanics?

    Anyway, would not considered philosopy as a science, as philosopy means to get wisdom by thinking about things carefully. Modern science incontradiction to it means not thinking about things only, but also to confirm (or not to confirm) certain views by being analytical and applying methods (experiments, tests).
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    Biology.
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    maths is commonly considered a science- all of the three heavily depend on this ! would say maths
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    They're all important and to say one is more superior than another is foolish
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    (Original post by Kallisto)
    Modern science incontradiction to it means not thinking about things only, but also to confirm (or not to confirm) certain views by being analytical and applying methods (experiments, tests).
    How does a scientist get to "a certain view" in the first place? By thinking...

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    They are all pretty important.Biology will tell you about how an organism works but to understand how life developed originally you need chemistry.Chemistry will tell you about how things react together but if you want a deeper understanding of it then you need physics.All of our modern understanding of atoms is based upon the model used by quantum mechanics which comes from physics.I find each science to be pretty interesting in their own right,there is no need to pick and choose.You can like both biology and physics.
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    im gonna have to say chemistry... i hope i dont get a bad reaction
 
 
 
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