Mather was influential in early American science as well.
It resulted in an empirical approach associated with early modern science.
(For earlier science and technology events, see May 2005 and preceding months)
Her work is known for intricate plots and historical details, with a focus on early criminal science.
But astrology can also be seen as early science, an attempt to understand nature.
It is almost impossible, in fact, to separate the religious impulse from early science.
Such transformations of metaphysical axioms into prescriptions for the natural world were extremely common in early modern science.
In early science, many of our discoveries were made by religious persons.
This interaction in turn led to the beginnings of early modern science.
In early science, there were many theories concerning the existence of natural abnormalities.