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** "Literature/TheDeadPast":
*** Neutrinics, the study and detection of neutrinos. During 1956, the particle was purely theoretical, a way to explain what happened to the law of conservation of mass and energy. Dr Asimov was inventing [[{{Technobabble}} scientific-sounding nonsense]] to justify the {{Chronoscope}} and past-viewing.
*** Gravitics, the study of gravitational fields (also containing pseudo-gravitics, the study of artificial gravitational fields). Foster got his doctorate in an even ''narrower'' field, the study of how photons move in artificially generated gravity. Foster's expertise in this field gives him new insight into the unrelated neutrinics, allowing him to design a visual-only chronoscope [[HomemadeInventions using only the equipment available in a household workshop]].



** Robopsychology, in his robot stories, which Susan Calvin pretty much invented herself.
** Asimov's stories predated the development of Robotics as a science, so when he had characters in his stories as scientists working with robots, he used the word "Robotics" to describe it thinking the word already existed. It was in fact the first publicized use of the word, and Asimov is now credited with its creation.
* "Literature/TheDeadPast":
** Neutrinics, the study and detection of neutrinos. During 1956, the particle was purely theoretical, a way to explain what happened to the law of conservation of mass and energy. Dr Asimov was inventing [[{{Technobabble}} scientific-sounding nonsense]] to justify the {{Chronoscope}} and past-viewing.
** Gravitics, the study of gravitational fields (also containing pseudo-gravitics, the study of artificial gravitational fields). Foster got his doctorate in an even ''narrower'' field, the study of how photons move in artificially generated gravity. Foster's expertise in this field gives him new insight into the unrelated neutrinics, allowing him to design a visual-only chronoscope [[HomemadeInventions using only the equipment available in a household workshop]].

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** "Literature/HomoSol": The [[HumanoidAliens alien humans]] have numerous scientific and technological advances. Even their psychology is far in advance of ours, with mathematical notation and rules such as Kraut's Law and Karolean tensors. Of course, [[HumansByAnyOtherName the humans of Sol]] are [[HumansThroughAlienEyes completely strange]], being considered [[HumansAdvanceSwiftly mad scientists]] as well as [[HumansAreWarriors fierce fighters]], requiring [[HumansAreSpecial the invention of a new mathematical notation system]] to represent our mob psychology.
** ''Literature/RobotSeries'':
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Robopsychology, in his robot stories, which Susan Calvin pretty much invented herself.
** *** Asimov's stories predated the development of Robotics as a science, so when he had characters in his stories as scientists working with robots, he used the word "Robotics" to describe it it, thinking the word already existed. It was in fact the first publicized use of the word, and Asimov is now credited with its creation. \n* "Literature/TheDeadPast": \n** Neutrinics, the study and detection of neutrinos. During 1956, the particle was purely theoretical, a way to explain what happened to the law of conservation of mass and energy. Dr Asimov was inventing [[{{Technobabble}} scientific-sounding nonsense]] to justify the {{Chronoscope}} and past-viewing.\n** Gravitics, the study of gravitational fields (also containing pseudo-gravitics, the study of artificial gravitational fields). Foster got his doctorate in an even ''narrower'' field, the study of how photons move in artificially generated gravity. Foster's expertise in this field gives him new insight into the unrelated neutrinics, allowing him to design a visual-only chronoscope [[HomemadeInventions using only the equipment available in a household workshop]].


* In the Creator/MarvelComics ''ComicBook/CivilWar'' series, [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Reed Richards]] helps Comicbook/IronMan with the Superhuman Registration Act because he'd calculated the future of society by Psychohistory. In one issue, he explicitly stated that he'd been fascinated by Asimov's description about the discipline as a child, and as a result, had actually {{defictionaliz|ation}}ed it in-universe. He and Johnny even went and brought the Thinker to his HQ and showed him his equations, as aside from Reed he was probably the only one who could understand them.

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* In the Creator/MarvelComics ''ComicBook/CivilWar'' series, [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Reed Richards]] helps Comicbook/IronMan with the Superhuman Registration Act because he'd calculated the future of society by Psychohistory.[[PrescienceByAnalysis Psychohistory]]. In one issue, he explicitly stated that he'd been fascinated by Asimov's description about the discipline as a child, and as a result, had actually {{defictionaliz|ation}}ed it in-universe. He and Johnny even went and brought the Thinker to his HQ and showed him his equations, as aside from Reed he was probably the only one who could understand them.



* Creator/IsaacAsimov has several of these:
** Psychohistory, developed by Hari Seldon, in the ''Literature/{{Foundation}}'' series.

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* Creator/IsaacAsimov has several of these:
Creator/IsaacAsimov:
** ''Literature/{{Foundation}}'': Psychohistory, as developed by Hari Seldon, in is the ''Literature/{{Foundation}}'' series.science of [[PrescienceByAnalysis predicting the behaviours of groups]], from countries to worlds to galaxies. It isn't designed well to predict the actions of an individual, although the more advanced scientists of the field do it on a regular basis. The term Psychohistory was invented by Asimov, and is now a real scientific term, although its use in psychology is different to that in his stories.



** Robotics itself. Since Asimov's stories predated the development of robotics as a science, when he had characters in his stories as scientists working with robots, he used the word "Robotics" to describe it thinking the word already existed. It was in fact the first publicized use of the word, and Asimov is credited with its creation. Psychohistory is another word Asimov invented that is now a real scientific term, although its use in psychology is different to that in his stories.

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** Robotics itself. Since Asimov's stories predated the development of robotics Robotics as a science, so when he had characters in his stories as scientists working with robots, he used the word "Robotics" to describe it thinking the word already existed. It was in fact the first publicized use of the word, and Asimov is now credited with its creation. Psychohistory is another word creation.
* "Literature/TheDeadPast":
** Neutrinics, the study and detection of neutrinos. During 1956, the particle was purely theoretical, a way to explain what happened to the law of conservation of mass and energy. Dr
Asimov invented that is now a real scientific term, although its use in psychology is different was inventing [[{{Technobabble}} scientific-sounding nonsense]] to that in justify the {{Chronoscope}} and past-viewing.
** Gravitics, the study of gravitational fields (also containing pseudo-gravitics, the study of artificial gravitational fields). Foster got
his stories.doctorate in an even ''narrower'' field, the study of how photons move in artificially generated gravity. Foster's expertise in this field gives him new insight into the unrelated neutrinics, allowing him to design a visual-only chronoscope [[HomemadeInventions using only the equipment available in a household workshop]].



* Literature/HarryPotter has Magizoology, the magical equivalent of zoology.
* Stanislaw Lem's novel ''Literature/{{Solaris}}'' has "solaristics", the study of the titular planet.

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* Literature/HarryPotter has ''Literature/HarryPotter'': Magizoology, the magical equivalent of zoology.
* Stanislaw Lem's Creator/StanislawLem's novel ''Literature/{{Solaris}}'' has "solaristics", the study of the titular planet.

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* In ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'', [[https://questionablecontent.net/view.php?comic=3652 Evie]] is a [=Ph.D.=] candidate in post-[[TheSingularity Singularity]] psychology, studying the minds of {{Artificial Intelligence}}s and their integration into human society.
-->'''Evie:''' I've actually got an AI colleague who's studying me studying AI.


* Literature/HarryPotter has Herbology and Magizoology, the magical equivalents of botany and zoology.

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* Literature/HarryPotter has Herbology and Magizoology, the magical equivalents equivalent of botany and zoology.



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May ''or'' may not be a fictional extension of an already existing RealLife discipline. Compare/Contrast FantasticScience, which is when the new "science" studies/explains the supernatural. Not to be confused with FictionScience.

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May ''or'' may not be a fictional extension of an already existing RealLife discipline. Compare/Contrast SuperTrope to FantasticScience, which is when the new "science" studies/explains the supernatural. Not to be confused with FictionScience.


* MobileSuitGundam gives us [[http://gundam.wikia.com/wiki/Gundam_Wiki:Technology#Minovsky_Physics Minovsky Physics]], a branch of (particle) physics dedicated to the [[TropeNamer eponymous]] MinovskyParticle.

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* MobileSuitGundam ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' gives us [[http://gundam.wikia.com/wiki/Gundam_Wiki:Technology#Minovsky_Physics Minovsky Physics]], a branch of (particle) physics dedicated to the [[TropeNamer [[TropeNamers eponymous]] MinovskyParticle.{{Minovsky P|hysics}}article.



* In the MarvelComics ''ComicBook/CivilWar'' series, [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Reed Richards]] helps IronMan with the Superhuman Registration Act because he'd calculated the future of society by Psychohistory. In one issue, he explicitly stated that he'd been fascinated by Asimov's description about the discipline as a child, and as a result, had actually [[{{Defictionalization}} defictionalized]] it in-universe. He and Johnny even went and brought the Thinker to his HQ and showed him his equations, as aside from Reed he was probably the only one who could understand them.

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* In the MarvelComics Creator/MarvelComics ''ComicBook/CivilWar'' series, [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Reed Richards]] helps IronMan Comicbook/IronMan with the Superhuman Registration Act because he'd calculated the future of society by Psychohistory. In one issue, he explicitly stated that he'd been fascinated by Asimov's description about the discipline as a child, and as a result, had actually [[{{Defictionalization}} defictionalized]] {{defictionaliz|ation}}ed it in-universe. He and Johnny even went and brought the Thinker to his HQ and showed him his equations, as aside from Reed he was probably the only one who could understand them.



** Psychohistory, developed by Hari Seldon, in the ''{{Foundation}}'' series.

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** Psychohistory, developed by Hari Seldon, in the ''{{Foundation}}'' ''Literature/{{Foundation}}'' series.



* From the ''AnitaBlake'' series Preternatural Biology, the study of preternatural (magic/paranormal) creatures, like dragons, yeti, vampires, what have you. It's actually portrayed fairly realistically (for instance dragons aren't magic exactly and don't breathe fire, they are giant lizards, many of them hunted to extinction, and trolls are a kind of primate closely related to humans).
* Creator/GordonRDickson's ''ChildeCycle'' - The Exoctics have a social science called ontogenetics that allow them to percieve patterns in human history and to a certain degree predict which individuals and events will be key points in the evolution of humans to a higher state of being. While the exact details are intentionally left vague, it is said to involve calculations that take into account every person in all the world, as well as how institutions and societies shape the pattern of history and human evolution. One component of the science is the idea that certain individuals have an unusually large impact on the pattern of history. Creator/GordonRDickson often uses this as something of an {{lampshade}} and [[JustifiedTrope in-universe justification]] for the fact that his MainCharacters (some arguably rising to the level of TheChosenOne) all play a major role in the movement of the MythArc toward his planned final ending, which sadly was never revealed in full because of AuthorExistenceFailure.

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* From the ''AnitaBlake'' ''Literature/AnitaBlake'' series Preternatural Biology, the study of preternatural (magic/paranormal) creatures, like dragons, yeti, vampires, what have you. It's actually portrayed fairly realistically (for instance dragons aren't magic exactly and don't breathe fire, they are giant lizards, many of them hunted to extinction, and trolls are a kind of primate closely related to humans).
* Creator/GordonRDickson's ''ChildeCycle'' ''Literature/ChildeCycle'' - The Exoctics have a social science called ontogenetics that allow them to percieve perceive patterns in human history and to a certain degree predict which individuals and events will be key points in the evolution of humans to a higher state of being. While the exact details are intentionally left vague, it is said to involve calculations that take into account every person in all the world, as well as how institutions and societies shape the pattern of history and human evolution. One component of the science is the idea that certain individuals have an unusually large impact on the pattern of history. Creator/GordonRDickson often uses this as something of an {{lampshade}} a {{lampshade|Hanging}} and [[JustifiedTrope in-universe justification]] for the fact that his MainCharacters (some arguably rising to the level of TheChosenOne) all play a major role in the movement of the MythArc toward his planned final ending, which sadly was never revealed in full because of AuthorExistenceFailure.



* The Franchise/StargateVerse has [[OurWormholesAreDifferent Wormhole Physics]].
* As does {{Series/Farscape}}.

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* The Franchise/StargateVerse has [[OurWormholesAreDifferent Wormhole Physics]].
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Physics]]. As does {{Series/Farscape}}.
''{{Series/Farscape}}''.



* The webcomic ''{{Artifice}}'' features a robopsychologist.

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* The webcomic ''{{Artifice}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Artifice}}'' features a robopsychologist.



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* GordonRDickson's ''ChildeCycle'' - The Exoctics have a social science called ontogenetics that allow them to percieve patterns in human history and to a certain degree predict which individuals and events will be key points in the evolution of humans to a higher state of being. While the exact details are intentionally left vague, it is said to involve calculations that take into account every person in all the world, as well as how institutions and societies shape the pattern of history and human evoltion. One component of the science is the idea that certain individuals have an unusually large impact on the pattern of history. GordonRDickson often uses this as something of an {{lampshade}} and [[JustifiedTrope in-universe justification]] for the fact that his MainCharacters (some arguably rising to the level of TheChosenOne) all play a major role in the movement of the MythArc toward his planned final ending, which sadly was never revealed in full because of AuthorExistenceFailure.

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* GordonRDickson's Creator/GordonRDickson's ''ChildeCycle'' - The Exoctics have a social science called ontogenetics that allow them to percieve patterns in human history and to a certain degree predict which individuals and events will be key points in the evolution of humans to a higher state of being. While the exact details are intentionally left vague, it is said to involve calculations that take into account every person in all the world, as well as how institutions and societies shape the pattern of history and human evoltion.evolution. One component of the science is the idea that certain individuals have an unusually large impact on the pattern of history. GordonRDickson Creator/GordonRDickson often uses this as something of an {{lampshade}} and [[JustifiedTrope in-universe justification]] for the fact that his MainCharacters (some arguably rising to the level of TheChosenOne) all play a major role in the movement of the MythArc toward his planned final ending, which sadly was never revealed in full because of AuthorExistenceFailure.


* In the MarvelComics ''ComicBook/CivilWar'' series, [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Reed Richards]] helps IronMan with the Superhuman Registration Act because he'd calculated the future of society by Psychohistory. In one issue, he explicitly stated that he'd been fascinated by Asimov's description about the discipline as a child, and as a result, had actually invented it IRL. He and Johnny even went and brought the Thinker to his HQ and showed him his equations, as aside from Reed he was probably the only one who could understand them.

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* In the MarvelComics ''ComicBook/CivilWar'' series, [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Reed Richards]] helps IronMan with the Superhuman Registration Act because he'd calculated the future of society by Psychohistory. In one issue, he explicitly stated that he'd been fascinated by Asimov's description about the discipline as a child, and as a result, had actually invented [[{{Defictionalization}} defictionalized]] it IRL.in-universe. He and Johnny even went and brought the Thinker to his HQ and showed him his equations, as aside from Reed he was probably the only one who could understand them.


* Some SpeculativeFiction settings have fictional social sciences such as Asimov's pyschohistory, which allow for not only description of social situations but far more accurate way of predicting future human actions or large scale developments in human society than is possible at present.

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* Some SpeculativeFiction settings have fictional social sciences such as Asimov's pyschohistory, psychohistory, which allow for not only description of social situations but far more accurate way of predicting future human actions or large scale developments in human society than is possible at present.


* Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion has a passing reference or two to [[http://wiki.evageeks.org/Metaphysical_Biology Metaphysical Biology]], which is implied (both from in-universe clues and from the name) to be the "science of {{soul}}s". We never get a proper explanation of ''what exactly it is about'', though.

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* Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' has a passing reference or two to [[http://wiki.evageeks.org/Metaphysical_Biology Metaphysical Biology]], which is implied (both from in-universe clues and from the name) to be the "science "[[OurSoulsAreDifferent science of {{soul}}s".souls]]". We never get a proper explanation of ''what exactly it is about'', though.


* ''{{Webcomic/Comc}}'': While [[TheRant the commentary]] says (lampshades?) that "semi-frequent" LampshadeHanging might still be an exaggeration, [[https://sites.google.com/site/comccomic/archive/comc40 this str'p]] [[SpeechBubblesInterruption nearly]] lampshades lampshading lampshading using a [[LampshadeWearing lampshade]] to lampshade lampshade hanging. No wonder Block got a headache.

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* ''{{Webcomic/Comc}}'': While [[TheRant Asafeiology. Explained partially in TheRant of the commentary]] says (lampshades?) that "semi-frequent" LampshadeHanging might still be an exaggeration, [[https://sites.google.com/site/comccomic/archive/comc40 this str'p]] [[SpeechBubblesInterruption nearly]] lampshades lampshading lampshading using a [[LampshadeWearing lampshade]] to lampshade lampshade hanging. No wonder Block got a headache.com/site/comccomic/archive/comcnewyearsspecial2014 2014 New Year's special.]]

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* ''{{Webcomic/Comc}}'': While [[TheRant the commentary]] says (lampshades?) that "semi-frequent" LampshadeHanging might still be an exaggeration, [[https://sites.google.com/site/comccomic/archive/comc40 this str'p]] [[SpeechBubblesInterruption nearly]] lampshades lampshading lampshading using a [[LampshadeWearing lampshade]] to lampshade lampshade hanging. No wonder Block got a headache.


* The StargateVerse has [[OurWormholesAreDifferent Wormhole Physics]].

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* The StargateVerse Franchise/StargateVerse has [[OurWormholesAreDifferent Wormhole Physics]].


* NeonGenesisEvangelion has a passing reference or two to [[http://wiki.evageeks.org/Metaphysical_Biology Metaphysical Biology]], which is implied (both from in-universe clues and from the name) to be the "science of {{soul}}s". We never get a proper explanation of ''what exactly it is about'', though.

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* NeonGenesisEvangelion Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion has a passing reference or two to [[http://wiki.evageeks.org/Metaphysical_Biology Metaphysical Biology]], which is implied (both from in-universe clues and from the name) to be the "science of {{soul}}s". We never get a proper explanation of ''what exactly it is about'', though.


* In the MarvelComics ''ComicBook/CivilWar'' series, [[FantasticFour Reed Richards]] helps IronMan with the Superhuman Registration Act because he'd calculated the future of society by Psychohistory. In one issue, he explicitly stated that he'd been fascinated by Asimov's description about the discipline as a child, and as a result, had actually invented it IRL. He and Johnny even went and brought the Thinker to his HQ and showed him his equations, as aside from Reed he was probably the only one who could understand them.

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* In the MarvelComics ''ComicBook/CivilWar'' series, [[FantasticFour [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Reed Richards]] helps IronMan with the Superhuman Registration Act because he'd calculated the future of society by Psychohistory. In one issue, he explicitly stated that he'd been fascinated by Asimov's description about the discipline as a child, and as a result, had actually invented it IRL. He and Johnny even went and brought the Thinker to his HQ and showed him his equations, as aside from Reed he was probably the only one who could understand them.

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