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  Internet History of Science Sourcebook
1137, on the impact of Muslim science in the West.
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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  Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for 1762
Peter III 1728-62, czar of Russia (1762), son of Charles Frederick, dispossessed duke of Holstein-Gottorp, and of Anna Petrovna, daughter of Peter the Great.
Robertson was one of the first to approach history as an empirical science.
The home was built in 1762 and occupied by a dress maker.
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 Tsunami-Alarm-System - News and Science
Existing models for predicting the impact of tsunamis focus on the incoming rush of water while largely ignoring the effect of the powerful forces that a tsunami wave can exert on the earth beneath when it draws back into the ocean.
Researchers in Oregon plan to drown a tiny town of their creation to measure the effects of a tsunami on real seaside communities.
The review, a joint publication of Benfield and PartnerRe, surveys hazard and risk science papers published in the past 12 months that are relevant to the reinsurance and insurance markets.[...]
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 Biological Marking with Micelle-Encased Quantum Dots
, "In vivo imaging of quantum dots encapsulated in phospholipid micelles," Science, 298(5599): 1759-62, 29 November 2002.
Y.G. Sun, Y. Xia, "Shape-controlled synthesis of gold and silver nanoparticles," Science, 298(5601): 2176-9, 13 December 2002.
John Emsley is based at the Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, U.K. View the top 10 scientists and/or top 3 Hot Papers in Chemistry; for the period of January 1, 1994-October 31, 2004.
www.sciencewatch.com /march-april2005/sw_march-april2005_page7.htm   (843 words)

The usual explanation for fracturing of rocks is that water seeps into cracks or crevices and freezes and as it freezes it expands to create pressure to break the rocks.
A new method for estimating the onset of a new solar cycle by investigating the relation between descending and acending phase durations was developed by Z. Du at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing.
It was logical to conclude that the explosions of supernovae in space would spread dust (mainly as carbon and silicate particles) but astronomers had not seen enough dust around supernovae to support this idea.
www.smm.org /boghopper/sciencebriefs.html   (18187 words)

 Pharyngula: Old spiders
Religious credulity and the recent spate of godly 'science'
Two short articles in this week's Science link the orb-weaving spiders back to a common ancestor in the Early Cretaceous, with both physical and molecular evidence.
What we have is a 110-million-year-old piece of amber that preserves a piece of an orb web and some captured prey, and a new comparative study of spider silk proteins that ties together the two orb-weaving lineages, the Araneoidea and the Deinopoidea, and dates their last common ancestor to 136 million years ago.
scienceblogs.com /pharyngula/2006/06/old_spiders.php   (1441 words)

 Cassini-Huygens: Multimedia-Images   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency.
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Cassini orbiter and its two onboard cameras were designed, developed and assembled at JPL.
The imaging operations center is based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo. For more information about the Cassini-Huygens mission visit http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov.
saturn.jpl.nasa.gov /multimedia/images/image-details.cfm?imageID=1762   (225 words)

 CO2 Science   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fischer, H., Wahlen, M., Smith, J., Mastroianni, D. and Deck, B.  1999.  Ice core records of atmospheric CO around the last three glacial terminations.  Science 283: 1712-1714.
Science for all your greenhouse gas reporting needs.
Is carbon dioxide a harmful air pollutant, or is it an amazingly effective aerial fertilizer?
www.co2science.org /scripts/CO2ScienceB2C/articles/V2/N7/EDIT.jsp   (218 words)

 Alaska seabird makes its own bug spray   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This column is provided as a public service by the Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, in cooperation with the UAF research community.
Ned Rozell is a science writer at the institute.
Douglas turned his interest into doctoral research at UAF’s Institute of Marine Science, and he and colleagues at Virginia Military Institute and Wake Forest University determined the chemical composition of the crested auklet’s odor.
www.gi.alaska.edu /ScienceForum/ASF17/1762.html   (608 words)

 NRDC: Environmental stories from news sources around the country and the world
Critics of the project and federal officials have been wrangling for more than two decades over whether to construct the huge nuclear waste dump in Nevada.
President Bush, who pledged in his first presidential campaign to proceed with the project only if it was based on "sound science," approved it in early 2002.
Nevada's governor utilized a provision of the federal law to veto the project, but Congress overrode that veto and authorized the project in the summer of 2002.
www.nrdc.org /news/newsDetails.asp?nID=1762   (906 words)

 1763 in science - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The year 1763 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1762 in science, other events of 1763, 1764 in science and the list of years in science.
Publication of Nicolas Louis de Lacaille's Coelum australe stelliferum, cataloguing all his data from the southern hemisphere and including about 10,000 stars and a number of brighter star clusters and nebulae
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1763_in_science   (145 words)

 PhysOrgForum Science, Physics and Technology Discussion Forums -> Microwaves
PhysOrg scientific forums are totally dedicated to science, physics, and technology.
Besides topical forums such as nanotechnology, quantum physics, silicon and III-V technology, applied physics, materials, space and others, you can also join our news and publications discussions.
PhysOrgForum Science, Physics and Technology Discussion Forums -> General discussions -> Puzzling questions
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 Arcadia University Center for Education Abroad   (Site not responding. Last check: )
excels in political science, women's studies, film/theatre, creative writing and earth sciences - the first two reflect Wellington as NZ's political heart, the third reflects
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You need to submit a complete application including a transcript, letter of recommendation, and an advisor's form before your application will be considered.
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 ASTRONOMY: ON COMETARY DUST   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The following points are made by Anny-Chantal Levasseur-Regourd (Science 2004 304:1762):
1) The year 2004 has been a splendid time for those who care about planetary sciences: The Cassini spacecraft reached Saturn in July; Mars-Express, Spirit, and Opportunity have been studying Mars since January; and two space missions are already on their way to or from a comet.
Rosetta was successfully launched by the European Space Agency in March to rendezvous with comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko, and NASA's Stardust spacecraft flew past the nucleus of comet Wild 2 on 2 January 2004 to unveil the properties of its dust.
scienceweek.com /2004/sb040820-1.htm   (2430 words)

 Superconducting nanowires pulse to a new beat (June 2005) - News - PhysicsWeb
Physicists in the US have made a quantum interference device by coating a pair of DNA molecules with superconducting material.
The resulting two-nanowire device also showed unusual resistance oscillations in an applied magnetic field (Science 308 1762).
Alexey Bezryadin and colleagues at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign made the devices by arranging two DNA molecules across a trench about 100 nm wide that had been etched into silicon nitride and silicon dioxide layers on a silicon chip.
physicsweb.org /articles/news/9/6/12/1   (338 words)

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The following points are made by Andre Nel et al (Science 2006 311:622):
The following points are made by D.S. Hopkins et al (Science 2005 308:1762):
The authors suggest these results therefore demonstrate the possibility of guided large-scale assembly of laterally nanostructured systems.
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 This site is dedicated to all the students of 6-3. Three cheers for science!
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 Dione Has Her Faults
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the Cassini-Huygens mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The imaging team consists of scientists from the US, England, France, and Germany.
The imaging operations center and team lead (Dr. C.
Porco) are based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo.
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 AST Sports Science - Paul Delia's Q&A
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 Sticky Subjects: Insights into ancient spider diet, kinship: Science News Online, June 24, 2006
Sticky Subjects: Insights into ancient spider diet, kinship: Science News Online, June 24, 2006
Silk genes support the single origin of orb webs.
A version of this article written for younger readers is available at Science News for Kids.
www.sciencenews.org /articles/20060624/fob7ref.asp   (85 words)

 Populus euphratica Displays Apoplastic Sodium Accumulation, Osmotic Adjustment by Decreases in Calcium and Soluble ...
Institut für Forstbotanik, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 37077 Goettingen, Germany (E.A.O., M.B., T.T., E.F., A.P.); Julius-von-Sachs-Institut für Biowissenschaften, Universität Würzburg, 97082 Wuerzburg, Germany (W.K.); Plant Biology, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki 00014, Finland (M.B., J.K.); and College of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing 100083, People's Republic of China (X.J.)
Populus euphratica Olivier is known to exist in saline and arid
This work was supported by the German Science Foundation through
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 Fichte, Johann Gottlieb 1762-1814 books, find the lowest prices   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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Fichte Et La Philosophie Transcendantale Comme Science : etude Sur La Naissance De La Premiere Doctrine De La Science, 1793-1796
Fichte : La Question De L'homme Et La Philosophie La Philosophie De Fichte Expliquee a La Lumiere Du Grand Expose De La Theorie De La Science De 1804
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 Oregon Health and Sciences - View Knowledgebase article for Remote Computing
Oregon Health and Sciences - View Knowledgebase article for Remote Computing
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