Science and technology

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Science and technology is a topic that encompasses science, technology, and the interactions between the two:

  • Science is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of explanations and predictions about nature and the universe.
  • Technology is the collection of techniques, methods or processes used in the production of goods or services, or the accomplishment of objectives such as scientific investigation.

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Science and technology are often studied together with society, in terms of their mutual interactions.

The history of science and technology examines how humanity's understanding of science and technology has changed over the centuries.

As academic fields, science and technology are often grouped with engineering and mathematics, as the STEM fields.

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