Point - Science

Science

  • Point (coat color), animal fur coloration of the extremities
  • Point, a data element in a SCADA system representing a single input or output
  • Point Mutation, a change in a single nucleotide and therefore in a specific codon
  • Point (amphetamines), one tenth of a gram.

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Famous quotes containing the word science:

    Science is a system of statements based on direct experience, and controlled by experimental verification. Verification in science is not, however, of single statements but of the entire system or a sub-system of such statements.
    Rudolf Carnap (1891–1970)

    It is an axiom in political science that unless a people are educated and enlightened it is idle to expect the continuance of civil liberty or the capacity for self-government.
    Texas Declaration of Independence (March 2, 1836)

    Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it was actually verified.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)