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BRANCHES OF KNOWLEDGE - 01

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
OCTOBER 25, 2012

   
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BRANCHES OF KNOWLEDGE - 01


 

SCIENCE

TOPIC OF STUDY

 

Anatomy

 

Study of internal body structure by cutting up animal bodies

Aeronautics

 

Science of air navigation

Archaeology

 

Study of ancient civilizations by excavations

Avionics

 

Electronic control in aircraft

Astronomy

Science of the planets, stars and other celestial objects

Astrophysics

 

Physical nature and composition of stars

Acoustics

 

Study of sound 

Ballistics

 

Launching projectiles into the atmosphere

Biochemistry

Chemical processes underlying the working of plant and animal processes

Callisthenics

 

Exercises for promoting beauty and strength

Cartography

 

Making geographical maps

Cardiology

 

Study of the heart and its diseases

Cosmography

 

Description and mapping of general features of the universe

Cybernetics

 

Study of communication and control in machines

Cryogenics

 

Study of production and application of very low temperatures

Demography

 

Statistics regarding population and their study

Entomology

 

Study of insects

Ethnology

 

Races, relations to one another and their characteristics

Eugenics

 

Science of production of superior human beings

Ecology

 

Study of the environment

Embryology

 

Science of the womb

Etymology

 

Origins of words

Ethnography

 

Regional distribution of the races of mankind

Genealogy

 

Study of family trees

Gastronomy

 

Art and science of good eating

Silviculture

 

Growing of trees

Sericulture

 

Study of silk worm breeding

Semantics

 

The meanings of Words

Taxidermy

 

Preparing and mounting skins of animals in life-like manner

Topography

 

The art of representing on a map the physical features of a place

Toxicology

 

Study of poisons

Horticulture

 

Art of cultivating vegetables and fruits

Hydroponics

 

 Soilless agriculture,  also called water culture

Heliotherapy

 

 Use of sun-rays in healing

 



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