Scientist vs Collaboratory - What's the difference?

scientist | collaboratory |


As nouns the difference between scientist and collaboratory

is that scientist is one whose activities make use of the scientific method to answer questions regarding the measurable universe a scientist may be involved in original research, or make use of the results of the research of others while collaboratory is (sciences) a networked organization in which scientists can collaborate.

As an adjective collaboratory is

that is involved in, or aids collaboration; collaborative.

scientist

Noun

(en noun)
  • One whose activities make use of the scientific method to answer questions regarding the measurable universe. A scientist may be involved in original research, or make use of the results of the research of others.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-01
  • , author=Stephen Ledoux, volume=100, issue=1, page=60, magazine=(American Scientist) , title= Behaviorism at 100 , passage=Becoming more aware of the progress that scientists' have made on behavioral fronts can reduce the risk that other natural ' scientists will resort to mystical agential accounts when they exceed the limits of their own disciplinary training.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-21, author= Karen McVeigh
  • , volume=189, issue=2, page=10, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= US rules human genes can't be patented , passage=The US supreme court has ruled unanimously that natural human genes cannot be patented, a decision that scientists and civil rights campaigners said removed a major barrier to patient care and medical innovation.}}

    Derived terms

    * computer scientist * natural scientist * pseudoscientist noun

    See also

    * peer review

    collaboratory

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That is involved in, or aids collaboration; collaborative
  • Noun

    (wikipedia collaboratory) (collaboratories)
  • (sciences) A networked organization in which scientists can collaborate