What is science?

The word science originates from the Latin verb scientia meaning ‘to know’. The sanskrit word Vijnan and the Arabic word Ilm convey similar meaning. Namely knowledge’. Science in a broad sense is as old as human species. The early civilisations of Egypt, India, China, Greece, Mesopotamia and many others made vital contributing to its progress. From the sixteenth century onwards, great strides were made in science in Europe. Science is a systematic attempt to understand natural phenomenon in as much detail and depth as possible and use the knowledge so gained to predict , modify and control phenomenon. Science is exploring, experimenting and predicting or let from what we see around us. The curiosity to learn about the world, unraveling the secrets of nature is the first step toward the discovery of science. ✌

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