Science Friday

We help the research community to work smart and discover more. The effective difference between observing a total eclipse of the sun in the narrow path of totality and observing the partial solar eclipse just outside the path of totality is comparable to the difference between hitting a home run in baseball just inches beyond the outfielder’s glove and having the outfielder make a leaping catch for the out.

First, 19th-century progressivist conceptions of history, particularly associated with the French philosopher Auguste Comte, held to a theory of history in which societies pass through three stages – religious, metaphysical and scientific (or ‘positive’).science

Several decades ago scientists developed a theory, generally accepted today, that the Moon formed from a glancing collision of a fairly large astronomical body with the Earth over 4.5 billion years ago, not long after the formation of Earth as a solid body.science

Contemporary science is typically subdivided into the natural sciences , which study the material universe ; the social sciences , which study people and societies; and the formal sciences , which study logic and mathematics The formal sciences are often excluded as they do not depend on empirical observations.

If these programs are to be believed, all that the males in the wild ever do is to fight amongst themselves for the females, to mate with the females or to prepare/ wait to mate with the females, when all of these taken together forms less than 5{b2ad4701019a2d48c4572069af24a4bdc560ed22d15daf1c3e71cbb64cb01f7f} of male behaviour, at least in the mammals.science