"Deefoo" <nonono@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> According to that interpretation _everything_ is electronics since
> are everywhere. I remember even reading about a theory that claimed that
> whole universe is actually just one electron going back and forth in time.
Here's how I see it:
Physics is the One True Supreme Science.
Electronics is a subset of physics concerning primarily the movement of free
electrons through wires, semiconductors, vacuum, etc., and displacements
thereof (since a capacitor doesn't actually conduct current...it stores it).
Chemistry is a subset of physics concerning primarily the movement of
electrons between atoms and ions. All of chemistry deals entirely with the
electrons around the atoms; the nuclei only serve to provide positive charge
for the electrons to swarm around.
Electronics, of course, has all sorts of subsets. Optoelectronics for
instance deals with electromagnetic interaction, a fast-paced extension of
radioelectronics, generally due to quantum effects rather than circuit
Chemisty, too, has all sorts of subsets, which if you want to get real hairy
about, includes organic chemistry, then biochemistry, then biology, then
naturally all the humanities follow from biology as a result of a species'
perceptions of its surroundings.
Deep Fryer: a very philosophical monk.