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The sciences

Acoustics: The study of sound

Aerodynamics: The branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of air and other gases. Also, the study of motion and control of solid bodies like aircraft, missiles, etc., in air

Aeronautics: The science or art of flight

Aeronomy: The study of the earth's atmosphere, including its composition, density, temperature and chemical reactions as recorded by sounding rockets and earth satellites

Aerostatics: The branch of statics that deals with gases in equilibrium and with gases and bodies in them

Aetiology: The science of causation

Agrobiology: The science of plant life and plant nutrition

Agronomy: The science of soil management and the production of field crops

Agrostology: The study of grasses

Alchemy: Chemistry in ancient times

Anatomy: The science dealing with the structure of animals, plants or human body.

Anthropology: The science that deals with the origin, physical and cultural development of mankind

Arboriculture: Cultivation of trees and vegetables

Archaeology: The study of antiquities

Astrochemistry: The study of interstellar matter with a view to knowing the origin of universe

Astrology: The ancient art of predicting the course of human destinies with the help of indications deduced from the position and movement of heavenly bodies

Astronautics: The science of space travel

Astronomy: The study of heavenly bodies

Astrophysics: The branch of astronomy concerned with the physical nature of heavenly bodies

Bacteriology: The study of bacteria

Biochemistry: The study of chemical processes of living things

Biology: The study of living things

Biometry: The application of mathematics to the study of living things

Biomechanics: The study of the mechanical laws relating to the movement or structure of living organisms

Bionics: The study of functions, characteristics and phenomena observed in the living world and the application of this knowledge to the world of machines

Bionomics: The study of the relation of an organism to its environments

Bionomy: The science of the laws of life

Biophysics: The physics of vital processes

Botany: The study of plants

Ceramics: The art and technology of making objects from clay

Chemistry: The study of elements and their laws of combination and behaviour

Chemotherapy: The treatment of disease by using chemical substances

Chronobiology: The study of the duration of life

Chronology: The science of arranging time in periods and ascertaining the dates and historical order of past events

Conchology: The branch of zoology dealing with the shells of mollusks

Cosmogony: The science of the nature of heavenly bodies

Cosmography: The science that describes and maps the main features of the universe

Cosmology: The science of the nature, origin and history of the universe

Cryobiology: The science that deals with the study of organisms, especially warm-blooded animals, at low temperature

Cryptography: The study of ciphers (secret writing)

Crystallography: The study of the structure, forms and properties of crystals

Cryogenics: The science dealing with the production, control and application of very low temperatures

Cryotherapy: Use of cold, but not freezing cold, as a form of treatment

Cytochemistry: The branch of cytology dealing with the chemistry of cells

Cytogenetics: The branch of biology dealing with the study of heredity from the point of view of cytology and genetics

Cytology: The study of cells, especially their formation, structure and functions

Dactylography: The study of fingerprints for the purpose of identification

Ecology: The study of the relation of animals and plants to their surroundings, animate and inanimate

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