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  Wikipedia: Science fiction
Science fiction is a form of fiction which deals principally with the impact of actual or imagined science (and/or technology) upon society or individuals.
Soft science fiction is science fiction whose plots and themes tend to focus on philosophy, psychology, politics and sociology while de-emphasizing the details of technological hardware and physical laws.
The European brand of science fiction proper began, however, toward the end of the 19th century with the scientific romances of Jules Verne, whose science was rather on the level of invention, as well as the science-oriented novels of social criticism by H.G. Wells.
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 Science fiction - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Science fiction proper began, however, toward the end of the 19th century with the scientific romances of Jules Verne, whose science was rather on the level of invention, as well as the science-oriented novels of social criticism by H.G. Wells.
Science fiction became international, extending into the Soviet Union and other eastern European nations, where it was frequently used as a vehicle for political commentary that could not be safely published in other forms.
Science fiction writers' work have included predictions of future societies on Earth, analyses of the consequences of interstellar travel, and imaginative explorations of other forms of intelligent life and their societies in other worlds.
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 Science fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Science fiction is a form of fiction which deals principally with the impact of imagined science and/or technology upon society or individuals.
Soft science fiction is the subgenre where plots and themes tend to focus on philosophy, psychology, politics and sociology while de-emphasizing the details of technological hardware and physical laws.
A second generation of original and popular science fiction films begin to appear, among the most significant of which were (1968), THX 1138 (1969) Close Encounters of the Third Kind, (1977), and Star Wars, (1977).
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 Science fiction - Wikipedia
Fans of hard science fiction would regard such films as fantasy, the general public would probably place them squarely in the science fiction category.
Serious criticism of the genre is now common, and science fiction is studied in colleges and universities, as literature and in how it relates to science and society.
Science fiction has also been popular in radio, comic books, television, and film (hm, those media could be worked into it more -- B movies!).
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 Video Games: Science fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Soft science fiction Soft science fiction is science fiction whose plots and themes tend to focus on philosophy, psychology, politics and sociology while de-emphasizing the details of technological hardware and physical laws.
History of science fiction Forerunners of science fiction Science fiction was made possible only by the rise of modern science itself, notably the revolutions in astronomy and physics.
Early science fiction The European brand of science fiction proper began, however, toward the end of the 19th century with the scientific romances of Jules Verne, whose science was rather on the level of invention, as well as the science-oriented novels of social criticism by H.G. Wells.
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 Nat' Academies Press, Large-Scale Biomedical Science: Exploring Strategies for Future Research (2003)
APPENDIX 1787: The Constitutional Convention 219 The idea that the federal government should become the patron of science was easily within the grasp of the framers of the Constitution, which was written by educated men who held all branches of philosophy in high regard, and who knew that European governments often supported sci- ence.
Second, and para- doxically, all the techniques of science were to be applied by the govern- ment to a patent application in an active effort to protect the public from unwarranted exclusiveness.
The usefulness of science for economic purposes in the field of agriculture was documented in May 1862, when Congress established the Department of Agriculture "to acquire and diffuse...
www.nap.edu /books/0309089123/html/213.html   (6201 words)

  
 Science fiction : SF
Science fiction : SF Science fiction : SF Science fiction : SF Science fiction is a form of fiction which deals principally with the impact of actual or imagined science upon society or individuals.
Hyde (1886) are plainly science fiction, whereas Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897), based purely on the Supernatural, isn't.
Science fiction has also been popular in radio, comic books, television, and movies; it isn'table that about three-quarters of the top twenty highest grossing films, (source: IMDB June 2002) are based around science-fiction or fantasy themes.
www.freearchive.info /sf/sf.html   (1037 words)

  
 Science ERIC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
This study evaluated a science professional development initiative developed by the Delaware State Department of Education, examining the nature of professional development activities, their effect on science classrooms, and their impact on teachers, students, and schools.
Science standards are important to the process of science education reform, but these standards must encompass expectations for teachers to upgrade their content knowledge and teaching skills through preservice and inservice education.
Achieving national standards for science education for all students requires that the research agenda for inquiry-oriented instruction be well informed by current knowledge of successful and unsuccessful teaching practices in typical classrooms.
www.aea11.k12.ia.us /curriculum/science/scienceeric.html   (5601 words)

  
 1727 in science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
about science science science projects pacific science physical science science project science north science news political science natural science science editing science refdeskcom science quiz
Painting the first few rooms was difficult; the next were easier, but now I have it down to a science.
Science Posters Earth Science Posters Science / Education Posters Political Science Posters Weird Science Posters Science Fiction Films Posters Science Fiction TV Shows Posters Science and Nature Calendars Posters Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie Posters
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 Office of Science - Feature Articles - Breakthrough "Interface Tuning" is Macro Step for Microelectronics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory is a multiprogram science and technology laboratory managed for the DOE by UT-Battelle, LLC.
Scientists and engineers at ORNL conduct basic and applied research and development to create scientific knowledge and technological solutions that strengthen the nation's leadership in key areas of science; increase the availability of clean, abundant energy; restore and protect the environment; and contribute to national security.
North Carolina State University is a nationally recognized leader in science and technology with historic strengths in agriculture, textiles and engineering.
www.er.doe.gov /Science_News/feature_articles_2003/June/microelectronics/pf_microelectronics.htm   (731 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: 1729
1726 1727 1728 - 1729 - 1730 1731 1732
Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births May 13 - Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d.
The year 1729 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1729   (1753 words)

  
 Science Fiction Pulp ~Sci-Fi Articles ~ Robert P. Fitton ~ Fitton's Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Consider Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, published in 1726, as science fiction, and even Voltaire dreamed of a voyage to the lunar surface in 1752.(Micromegas) And who are Fitz-James O'Brien and H.
Enter the new generation of authors in the pulp magazines: Science and Invention, initiated by Hugo Gernsback in August 1923.
I dare say in the world of science fiction and fantasy the next step will be as significant as the Internet leap.
www.fittonbooks.com /SciFiArticles/ScienceFictionPulp.php   (535 words)

  
 Inoculum Rate Influences Selection for Field Resistance to Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome in the Greenhouse -- Njiti et ...
USDA, ARS, Dept. of Crop Science, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801
While the moderate inoculum rate explained more variation in field DX and produced predicted values that were close to those observed in the field, the low and high inoculum rates produced predicted field DX values that were higher and lower than those observed in the field in this population, respectively.
Copyright © 2001 by the Crop Science Society of America.
crop.scijournals.org /cgi/content/figsonly/41/6/1726   (201 words)

  
 World War 1 and 2 - 1675 in science
The year 1675 in science and technology included many events, some of which are included below.
See also: 1674 in science, other events of 1675, 1676 in science, list of years in science
February 28 - Guillaume Delisle, French scientist, one of the founders of modern geography (died 1726)
www.worldwardiary.com /history/1675_in_science   (87 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Science -- St. Louis set to award X Prize to California's SpaceShipOne team
LOUIS – Ask the head of the St. Louis Science Center why the public should attend the awarding of the Ansari X Prize Saturday, and he'll tell you it's because the award is about history, having big dreams and the power of perseverance.
For their work, the team has won a place in history – not to mention a $10 million check – though Allen spent more than twice that to make the spaceship and its flights a success.
That X Prize dream – sparked in part by this Midwest city's aviation history – is coming true, King said.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/science/20041105-1726-privatespacecraft.html   (649 words)

  
 Science fiction : SF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Science fiction : SF Current city Street: Science fiction : SF <
Science fiction : SF Science fiction is a form of fiction which deals principally with the impact of actual or imagined science upon society or individuals.
He meant well--he tried to do his duty.
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 Assistant Professor Thomas Twardowski, Drexel University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Twardowski is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Drexel University.He is also the Associate Director for the Center for Advanced Polymers and Materials Chemistry at Drexel University, a multidisciplinary program dedicated to polymeric materials, and President Elect for the Society for Plastics Engineers, Philadelphia Chapter.
He has research interests in polymer crystallization and structure in complex systems, macromolecular adhesion to ceramics, and polymeric scaffold structures for tissue regeneration.
He switched to the Metallurgy/Materials Science and Engineering Department, where he obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. under Professor Phillip Geil in network polymer properties and curing.
www.materials.drexel.edu /faculty/tt.html   (720 words)

  
 Nat' Academies Press, Investigating the Influence of Standards: A Framework for Research in Mathematics, Science, and ...
Investigating the Influence of Standards: A Framework for Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education (2001)
Please use the page image as the authoritative form to ensure accuracy.
What Is the Influence of the National Science Education Standards?: Reviewing the Evidence, A Workshop Summary (2003)
www.nap.edu /books/030907276X/html/109.html   (474 words)

  
 Boris A. Vinatzer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
B.S. and M.S., Agricultural Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy (1995)
My lab is also collaborating with Dr. Joao Setubal at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to use comparative genomics of sequenced plant pathogenic bacteria to develop approaches to sequence the variability in unsequenced field isolates.
Are you interested in graduate studies in Molecular Plant Sciences?
www.ppws.vt.edu /faculty/vinatzer.html   (659 words)

  
 University of Wollongong, Centre for Computer Security Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Seberry J, Charnes C, Pieprzyk J and Safavi-Naini R, Crypto and Applications I, in The CRC Handbook of Algorithms and Theory of Computation, ed Mikhail J Atallah, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fla, 1999, 40.1--40.30.
Horton J and Seberry J, Companion viruses and the Macintosh: threats and countermeasures, ACISP99, Lecture Notes In Computer Science, Vol 1587, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, 1999, pp.
Ghodosi H and Pieprzyk J, `Repudiation of Cheating and Non-repudiation of Zhang's Proxy Signature Schemes' ACISP99, Lecture Notes In Computer Science, Vol 1587, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, 1999, pp.
www.cs.uow.edu.au /ccsr/publications/99pub.html   (1264 words)

  
 Science -- Gibbons 291 (5509): 1735
Based on the Y data, it's not Taiwan.
Another model focuses on the so-called Polynesian motif in maternal mtDNA, which includes a suite of genetic changes in the mtDNA of almost all Polynesians and in that of some Melanesians and east Indonesians, but not in the mtDNA of any Chinese, Taiwanese, or Filipinos.
Copyright © 2001 by The American Association for the Advancement of Science.
www.zoology.ubc.ca /~etaylor/413www/gibbons.htm   (2621 words)

  
 Gender-related differences in susceptibility, early virus dissemination and immunosuppression in mice infected with ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 94, 7811-7816.
Hasenkrug, K. and Dittmert, U. The role of CD4 and CD8 T cells in recovery and protection from retroviral infection: lessons from the Friend virus model.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 83, 1627-1631.
vir.sgmjournals.org /cgi/content/full/82/8/1821   (3291 words)

  
 epilog - Ist Swifts Gullivers Reisen (1726) Science Fiction?
Doch die meisten zögern, das Buch selbst der Science Fiction zuzuordnen.
Außerdem schließen Satire und Spekulation einander keinesfalls aus, insbesondere in der Science Fiction nicht.
Vielleicht könnte diese Formulierung sogar als eine Kurzdefinition der Science Fiction selbst dienen.
www.epilog.de /PersData/R/Roberts_Adam_1965/Interpretationen_SF/01_Gullivers_Reisen_AC049.htm   (4801 words)

  
 ALAN ROSS: Interesting Books & Art Prints
MEN OF SCIENCE AND INVENTION American Heritage NY 1960 First Edition, American Heritage Junior Library Very Good+ book with illustrated covers, small amount of wear on the corners.
This is a beautifully illustrated (by paintings drawings, prints and photos from the period) and fascinating books about the people and process of science and invention.
Severin Tim, drawings by Nina Kojima THE CHINA VOYAGE: Across The Pacific By Bamboo Raft Addison Wesley MA 1995 First American Printing the story of crossing the Pacific from Hong Kong to test whether it was possible that settlers reached the Americas 2000 years ago.
www.hometown.aol.com /agrossfarm/science.html   (1512 words)

  
 Some resources for a current understanding of human evolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Number 5 is most directly relevant to human evolution, of course.
Video 3 has some great current stuff on the evolution of whales, and if you'd like to see a short, really current article by the same scientist featured in that video, see the 21 September issue of Science.
Most are non-technical, and several are news articles in a single issue of Science rather than research articles.
www.hope.edu /academic/biology/classdata/bio280/HumanEvolution.htm   (289 words)

  
 1797 in science - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The year 1797 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1796 in science, other events of 1797, 1798 in science and the list of years in science.
March 26 - James Hutton, geologist (born 1726)
www.grohol.com /psypsych/1797_in_science   (144 words)

  
 References
Farrow and D. Rakestraw, Science, 1992, 27, 1894.
Green, T. Owano, S. Williams, D. Goodwin, R. Zare, and C. Kruger, Science, 1993, 259, 1726.
Cattolica, Combustion Science and Technology, 1987, 54, 61.
www.chem.leeds.ac.uk /papers/html/faraday-review/bibliography3.6.html   (1117 words)

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