The Science research contributed by a city is indicated by the beaker symbols in the resource window of the city display. The science from a city is added to previous research and, if enough research has been done, a new civilization advance is achieved. The amount of science a city produces is mainly determined by the science rate of your civilization, the percentage of each city's trade that arrives as new knowledge. You can modify this rate by adjusting your science rate from the Game menu.
The science output of individual cities and your civilization as a whole can also be increased by building certain City Improvements and Wonders of the World, or by converting citizens into Scientists.
|Civilization II |
|Conflicts in Civilization • Fantastic Worlds • Test of Time†|
|Resources • Terrains •|
Attitude (Civil disorder, We Love the King Day) • City (Capital) • Combat • Difficulty level • Espionage • Food • Gold • High Council • Luxuries • Odeo year • Pollution • Production • Reputation • Science • Spaceship • Specialists • Tax Rate • Trade • Trade route
|† Standalone remake with different graphics, units, etc|