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hard science

n
a. one of the natural or physical sciences, such as physics, chemistry, biology, geology, or astronomy
b. (as modifier): a hard-science lecture.
hard scientist n

hard′ sci′ence


n.
any of the natural or physical sciences, in which hypotheses are rigorously tested through observation and experimentation.
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