- the study of matter, energy and their interactions – is an international enterprise, which plays a key role in the future progress of humankind. The support of physics education and research in all countries is important because: Physics is and exciting intellectual adventure that inspires young people and expands the frontiers of our knowledge about nature.
Physics is the most basic of the physical sciences. From chemistry and geology through to biology and cosmology, we understand science in terms of the concepts developed in physics. Not only this, but many of the tools on which the advances ofscience and technology depend are direct product of physics.