Nature, in the broadest sense, is the natural, physical, or material world or
universe. "Nature" can refer to the phenomena of the physical world, and also to
life in general. The study of nature is a large, if not the only, part of science.
Although humans are part of nature, human activity is often understood as a
Nature is a British multidisciplinary scientific journal, first published on 4
November 1869. It was ranked the world's most cited scientific journal by the
Science Edition of the 2010 Journal Citation Reports and is ascribed an impact
factor of 40.137 , making it one of the world's top academic journals. It is one of
the few ...