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  1737 in science - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The year 1737 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1736 in science, other events of 1737, 1738 in science and the list of years in science.
Francesco Serao is the first person to use the word lava in connection with extruded magma in a short account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius which took place between May 14 and June 4.
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 Science and Technology
A vital treatise for succeeding generations, the Opticorum is of importance to the history of science for its clear explication of orthographic, stereographic, and scenographic projections ­ intended for an audience of cosmographers, astronomers, navigators, military leaders, engravers, and painters.
The rise of the exact sciences occurred in the context of the growth and consolidation of states in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
A major feature of eighteenth-century science was the attempt to systematize the various results of research and to make that system philosophically attractive.
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 National Science Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Weekly group meetings are used to discuss science- and career-related issues (including the proper conduct of science) and to monitor student progress.
The REU Site participants include science education majors, or pre-service teachers, and science majors whose goal is to teach, as well as participation of faculty from the students' home institutions through development of research collaborations with the USM faculty.
Science, mostly chemistry and physics, students from undergraduate institutions are introduced to materials science and engineering concepts through tutorials and research projects.
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 Encyclopedia: 1737   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Prince Frederick Josias of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (26 December 1737 – 26 February 1815), a son of Duke Josias Francis of Coburg (German: Koburg) became a famous general of the Holy Roman Empire.
Category: 1737 Jump to: navigation, search January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar.
William Bowyer (1663 - December 27, 1737), English printer, was apprenticed to a printer in 1679, made a liveryman of the Stationers Company in 1700, and nominated as one of the twenty printers allowed by the Star Chamber.
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 RFC1737   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
RFC 1737 Requirements for Uniform Resource Names December 1994 More specifically, there are two kinds of requirements on URNs: requirements on the functional capabilities of URNs, and requirements on the way URNs are encoded in data streams and written communications.
RFC 1737 Requirements for Uniform Resource Names December 1994 o Single encoding: The encoding for presentation for people in clear text, electronic mail and the like is the same as the encoding in other transmissions.
RFC 1737 Requirements for Uniform Resource Names December 1994 o It is strongly recommended that there be a mapping between the names generated by each naming authority and URLs.
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 Unapologetic Catholic: Science
Science is not the font of all knowledge and wisdom.
Science doesn’t study some things because science is inherently limited to only those things that can be weighed measured, detected or “quantified” somehow.
Since his 1996 book, however, science has continued and has demonstrated that his proposed systems are not irreducibly complex and identified evolutionary pathways for those systems.
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 Internet History of Science Sourcebook
The achievements of this period have not been negated by the discoveries and theories of the late 19th and 20th centuries, but are now seen as accurate only with certain boundaries.
Andrew White: The Warfare of Science and Theology in Christendom 1898 [At Hanover]
Science and Religion, 1939 [At Einstein and Religion]
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 Science Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In 1678, Huygens, in a communication to the Academie des Science, propounded a wave theory of light propagated through 'aether,' and held that every point on a wave is itself a source of new waves.
Thus the connections which science establishes are "entirely arbitrary," and the "utmost effort of human reason is to reduce the principles, productive of natural phenomena, to a greater simplicity" (Hume 1738:30).
In 1742, Jean Le Rond D'Alembert introduced the principle which permitted the reduction of a problem in dynamics to one in statics: Kinetic equilibrium is obtained by inventing a fictional force equal in magnitude to the body in question and opposite in acceleration.
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 Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Stradivarius Violins
If there is no maker convenient to your area, you may elect to send to one of these members three fl-and-white photographs of your violin showing straight-on front, side, and back views of the instrument.
Antonio Stradivari was born in 1644, and established his shop in Cremona, Italy, where he remained active until his death in 1737.
Violin-making, as it Was and Is: Being a Historical, Theoretical, and Practical Treatise on the Science and Art of Violin-making for the Use of Violin Makers and Players, Amateur and Professional.
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This activity of discovering and utilizing resources can be broken down into those activities where one of the primary constraints is human utility and facility and those in which human involvement is small or nonexistent.
Sollins & Masinter [Page 2] RFC 1737 Requirements for Uniform Resource Names December 1994 More specifically, there are two kinds of requirements on URNs: requirements on the functional capabilities of URNs, and requirements on the way URNs are encoded in data streams and written communications.
Scalability implies that a scheme for devising names may be scalable both at its terminators as well as within the structure; e.g., in a hierarchical naming scheme, a naming authority might have an extensible mechanism for adding new sub-registries.
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 Biblio: Environmental Science
Casey, Geochemistry: The fate of chlorine in soils, Science, 295, 985, 2002.
Linthicum, e.a., Climate and satellite indicators to forecast Rift Valley fever epidemics in Kenya, Science, 285, 397, 1999.
Robock, Pinatubo eruption: The climatic aftermath, Science, 295, 1242, 2002.
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 Jeroen Ritsema - List of Publications
Ritsema, and H. van Heijst, New constraints on the P velocity structure of the mantle from P, PP, PPP, and PKPab travel-times Geophysical Journal International, 149, 482-489, 2002.
King, and J. Ritsema, African hotspot volcanism: small-scale convection in the upper mantle beneath cratons, Science, 290, 1137-1140, 2000.
Ritsema, and H. van Heijst, Seismic imaging of structural heterogeneity in Earth's mantle: Evidence for large-scale mantle flow, Science Progress, 83, 243-259, 2000.
www.gps.caltech.edu /~jeroen/publications.html   (699 words)

 1737 in science Details, Meaning 1737 in science Article and Explanation Guide
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This is an Article on 1737 in science.
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 Recent CLIVAR related papers in Science and Nature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Anderson is at the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Oceans, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.
E-mail: tadand@u.washington.edu R. Charlson is in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.
Schwartz is in the Atmospheric Sciences Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973, USA.
www.soc.soton.ac.uk /CLIVAR/publications/journals/sci_nat_0603.htm   (2033 words)

 Journal Vitae of Reviewers and Editors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In 1995 he was elected as a member of the International Eurasian Academy of Sciences, in 1996 as a corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and in 1999 as a foreign member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
He is a specialist in the subfield of quantitative/urban/economic geography, and has published extensively in the geography, regional science, and statistics literatures on the topic of spatial statistics.
Kingsley Haynes is University Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Decision Sciences in the Department of Geography and Public Affairs and is Dean of the School of Public Policy at George Mason University.
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 Is Quantum Mechanics relevant to understanding consciousness?:A review of "Shadows of the Mind" by Roger ...
In connection with this third topic, I will argue that although Penrose is probably wrong about the physics of quantum mechanics being relevant to the (third person) neural correlates of awareness, the metaphysics of quantum mechanics may be essential to understanding the (first person) subjective nature of consciousness.
I believe that the metaphysical underpinnings of quantum mechanics are crucial for a deep understanding of consciousness and the connection between mind and brain.
Stapp (1993) and Penrose would like this association to be in the realm of science; Klein (1992, 1993) has argued that it could be in the realm of metaphysics.
psyche.cs.monash.edu.au /v2/psyche-2-03-klein.html   (2413 words)

 plating assay for aneuploidy in N. crassa
In an attempt to validate the finding of enhanced aneuploidy, methylation was reduced in a dim+ met-7 (methionine) auxotroph, by starving for methionine, and a high frequency of aneuploidy was observed.
Thus, it is important to use compatible strains in order to maximize detection of aneuploids; this probably holds for any assay method.
Because we had to construct new met-7 strains carrying appropriate genetic markers for our plating assay for aneuploids, we tested these new strains for the ability to generate al-2/al+ (white/orange) mosaic aneuploids, one of the tests for aneuploidy in the previous study, and these strains failed to generate mosaics.
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 QUT | Science | Course   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Applicants must possess a bachelor degree in applied science or equivalent qualification, or other evidence of qualifications that satisfy the Faculty Academic Board that the applicant possesses the capacity to pursue the course of study.
Coursework units are chosen from those in the Master of Applied Science course, and may contain units from other postgraduate courses, the Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) program or advanced undergraduate programs.
Candidates of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Science undertake a program of coursework, or coursework and a minor research project, as approved by the Academic Board on the advice of the Head of School.
www.sci.qut.edu.au /courses/course-major.jsp?major-id=706   (294 words)

 PSRD: Triggering the Formation of the Solar System
ne of the most amazing discoveries in space science is the unambiguous evidence from meteorites that the solar nebula (the cloud of gas and dust in which the Sun and planets formed) contained radioactive isotopes with half-lives so short that they no longer exist.
One of the characteristics of science is that someone always comes along to challenge conventional wisdom.
In this case, Frank Shu (University of California, Berkeley, now President at the National Tsinghua University in Hsinchu, Taiwan) and his coworkers suggested the renegade but imaginative idea that short-lived isotopes were made near the Sun while it was exhibiting a youthful exuberance by emitting vast amounts of radiation.
www.psrd.hawaii.edu /May03/SolarSystemTrigger.html   (2042 words)

 1737 Online Research :: Information about 1737   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
1737 in topic: Art Architecture - 1737 in literature - 1737 in music Other topics 1737 in Canada - 1737 in science
Lists of leaders: List of colonial governors in 1737 - List of state leaders in 1737
February 12 - The San Carlo, the oldest working Opera house in Europe, is inaugurated.
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 Space Science Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Doran, P.T., Wharton, R.A., Lyons, W.B., Des Marais, D.J. and Andersen, D.T. ''Sedimentology and geochemistry of a perenially ice-covered epishelf lake in Bunder Hills Oasis, East Antarctica.'' Antarctic Science, 12(2), 131-140 (2000).
Ennico, K.A. and Greene, T.P. ''An Integrated Science Instrument Module for the Next Generation Space Telescope.'' Proceedings of "Next Generation Space Telescope Science and Technology," ASP Conference Series, Vol.
Paque, J.M., Lofgren, G.E. and Le, L. ''Crystallization of calcium-aluminum-rich inclusions: Experimental studies on the effects of repeated heating events.'' Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 35, 363-371 (2000).
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 Social Science Statistics Blog
While Levitt currently sits farther from the mainstream than most economists, his work appears to be not a randomly scattered shot but rather the vanguard of a new generation of scholars.
This is a big question in cognitive science for two reasons.
It considers situations in which balance is difficult to achieve in practice, and suggests that estimating treatment effects for statistically defined subsamples may produce better results.
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 quantumBlog: science Archives
The publication is in the proceedings of the Berlin Academy of Sciences.
Schultz is a professor of geological sciences at Brown University and a leading expert in impact cratering, the science of what happens when a massive, fast-moving cosmic train slams into something.
The Senate voted early yesterday morning to stop construction of the nation's costliest science project, a laser roughly the size of a football stadium that is meant to harness fusion, the process that powers the Sun.
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 New Scientist Search Results
Science: Baseball players throw their bats at the ball
Science: New form of carbon is synthesised in bulk
Forum: Grasping the green nettle - To be true greens we have to abandon our dreams of growth and enrichment
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 Fantasy & Science Fiction
Famous novel of an imaginary voyage to the country of Mezzoraim in the Sahara, populated by a race descended from the ancient Egyptians.
The author, an Irishwoman, was a founder and director of language schools in various parts of Europe.
This is a science fiction novel, of the attempts by Germans to breed a race of supermen, to serve as soldiers.
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 PNAS Sustainability Science
William C. Clark is the Associate Editor for this section and is joined by PNAS Editorial Board members Barry R. Bloom, Partha Sarathi Dasgupta, Robert W. Kates, Pamela A. Matson, Elinor Ostrom, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber and B.L. Turner, II.
PNAS welcomes outstanding sustainability science papers addressing spatial scales from the global to the local and drawing on a wide range of disciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches.
Please see all the Highlights in Sustainability Science articles.
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 SATURDAY SCIENCE NEWSLETTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Anyway, he said that this book would be a very interesting addition to a science course because it shows some of the ferment that occurred when modern chemistry was just getting started.
In the long run, the purpose of science is to explain nature, and the essence of explanation can be found in the theories of science although explanations might invoke the laws of science.
The Saturday Science Program is an innovative series of hands-on activities for elementary and middle school students and their parents.
www.susqu.edu /satsci/01-02-24   (3836 words)

 1798_in_science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The year 1798 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1797 in science, other events of 1798, 1799 in science and the list of years in science.
December 4 - Luigi Galvani, Italian physicist (born 1737)
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 Cognitive Science 201
1.1--Kandel, E.H., J.H. Schwartz, and T.M. Jessel, eds., (1992) Principles of Neural Science, Elsevier, 3rd ed., Chapters 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, and Appendix A. 1.2--Shepherd, G.M. (1999) Electrotonic properties of axons and dendrites.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 81:3088-3092.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 83:7508- 7512.
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 Mueller Science - Specialities: Switzerland
In the Jura region since 1737 we have records that wormwood is mixed with wine, since 1769 we hear from a concentrate ("Bon Extrait d'Absinthe").
From 1700 to 1800 we see a striking period of bloom of science and research.
Nevertheless this country believed still in dragons and remained a captive of the system of burning of witches, which was practised with cruelty to 1782.
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