The goal of science as a collective is to produce explanations for the natural world, including how it works, its makeup, and how it came to exist in its current state, according to the University of Berkeley. These goal... More »

The ultimate goal of the 18th Amendment was to prohibit alcohol on a national level, according to Dr. Jack S. Blocker. Section one of the amendment states that the manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liqu... More »

According to the BBC, early Portuguese explorers were primarily concerned with finding a maritime route around Africa to India and the East. Previously, the country had traded along the overland route through Europe and ... More »

Pure science, also called basic or fundamental science, has the goal of expanding knowledge in a particular field, without consideration for the practical or commercial uses of the knowledge. By contrast, applied science... More »

Science is a reliable way of knowing about the planet because the scientific method relies on rigorous testing of ideas based on evidence gathered from the natural world. The system consists of checks and balances allowi... More » Science Earth Science

An effective strategy to develop an achievable long-term business goal includes properly evaluating your current state, establishing measurable metrics for shorter-term goals, connecting these goals to a larger engaging ... More » Business & Finance Business Resources Managing a Business

A creep is the slow, downward movement of soil or debris. One factor thought to contribute to a creep is heaving. Heaving is the expansion and contraction of rock fragments during wet and dry cycles. More »