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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1769   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Karl Salomo Zachariae von Lindenthal, (September 14, 1769 - March 27, 1843), German jurist, was born at Meissen in Saxony, the son of a lawyer and was the father of Karl Eduard Zachariae.
RFC 1769 SNTP March 1995 Precision: This is an eight-bit signed integer indicating the precision of the local clock, in seconds to the nearest power of two.
N.R. Bull was responsible for the processing of the 1769 census in the Central Bureau of Statistics in the period 1881 -1890.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1769   (3257 words)

 Science Fair Projects - 1769
1769 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar).
Science kits, science lessons, science toys, maths toys, hobby kits, science games and books - these are some of many products that can help give your kid an edge in their science fair projects, and develop a tremendous interest in the study of science.
When shopping for a science kit or other supplies, make sure that you carefully review the features and quality of the products.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/1769   (524 words)

 James Cook and the Transit of Venus
Their mission was to reach Tahiti before June 1769, establish themselves among the islanders, and construct an astronomical observatory.
The size of the solar system was one of the chief puzzles of 18th century science, much as the nature of dark matter and dark energy are today.
In fact, when all was said and done, observations of Venus' 1769 transit from 76 points around the globe, including Cook's, were not precise enough to set the scale of the solar system.
science.nasa.gov /headlines/y2004/28may_cook.htm   (1923 words)

 Social Science Knowledge: A Report on Institutionalization
The concept of structure was established, borrowed from the physical and biological sciences, in studies of the state beginning with Hobbes and in economic writings of the Physiocrats and Adam Smith.
Economics then was not a "human science", developed by philosophers in the faculty of letters, and was no longer a "political science", developed by civil servants in relation to problems of state administration[, and could thus claim autonomy].
Political science was the last of the social sciences to emerge as an institutional complex of university departments, associations and scholarly journals.
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 Smoke Resistance in Asian Arteries -- 277 (5333): 1769 -- Science
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Smoking appears to be more harmful to the arteries of whites than to Chinese, according to a study in the 1 September issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.
But genes are also a possibility, says population geneticist Mark Shriver of the Allegheny University of the Health Sciences in Pittsburgh, who observes that the only way to find out what's protecting the Chinese would be a study of a thoroughly acculturated migrant population.
www.sciencemag.org /cgi/content/summary/277/5333/1769b   (482 words)

 Internet History of Science Sourcebook
Science and Civilization in Islam, (New York : New American Library.
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]
www.fordham.edu /halsall/science/sciencesbook.html   (2786 words)

 Georges Cuvier (1769-1832)
George Cuvier was one of the most influential figures in science during the early nineteenth century.
A self-appointed referee of proper science from his stronghold in the elite Académie des Sciences, Cuvier was as successful in creating his own image as a great man of science as he was in the many areas of science he studied.
Cuvier was born on 23 August 1769, at Montbéliard, a French-speaking community in the Jura Mountains then rule by the Duke of Württemberg.
www.victorianweb.org /science/cuvier.html   (692 words)

 ESA Human Spaceflight | Users » Foton M2 Mission
On 31 May 2005, the Foton M2 capsule, housing a payload complement of 39 experiments in physical sciences, biology, fluid physics, exobiology, materials sceince and technology, was successfully launched aboard a Soyuz-U rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, and spent 15.6 days in Earth orbit.
The Foton-M2 Mission Simulation Test is a vital last step in the preparation of the experiments before they are shipped to Samara, in Russia, next January.
The sixteen physical sciences experiments that underwent testing at ESTEC during early November 2004, all require some form of control or monitoring from the ground during the mission.
www.spaceflight.esa.int /users/index.cfm?act=default.page&level=11&page=1769   (167 words)

 The Gyllenhaal Family Tree Project: Johan Abraham Gyllenhaal
During his time at Lund Gyllenhaal had corresponded with the expert in the science of mining and governor Daniel Tilas, and this acquaintance with him facilitated his acceptance as an assistant surveyor in the college of mines.
Bergman, Hermelin and Gyllenhaal by means of their research and conclusions laid the groundwork for that science, which in Sweden had eminent spokesmen.
He was elected a research associate in the Academy of Science in 1769.
www.gyllenhaal.org /JohanGyllenhaal.html   (1333 words)

 History of Biology
The Babylonians were quite knowledgeable in a number of areas of science: their knowledge of astronomy was very advanced by even 1500 BC or earlier.
Because modern science distinguishes between subjective and objective and teaches us that objective is “good” and subjective is “bad,” this creates for us an increasingly wide gulf between our perceptions of phenomena and the concepts by which we explain them.
Since then, science has “bent over backwards,” as it were, to insure objectivity and make sure it has nothing to do with religion, which many scientists reject as being too subjective.
biology.clc.uc.edu /courses/bio104/hist_sci.htm   (7493 words)

 Corrections and Clarifications -- 310 (5755): 1769 -- Science
Corrections and Clarifications -- 310 (5755): 1769 -- Science
Home > Science Magazine > 16 December 2005 > p.
© 2005 American Association for the Advancement of Science.
www.sciencemag.org /cgi/content/full/sci;310/5755/1769   (328 words)

 1769 in science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Abacci > Abaccipedia > 17 > 1769 in science
The year 1769 CE in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1768 in science, other events of 1769, 1770 in science and the list of years in science.
www.abacci.com /wikipedia/topic.aspx?cur_title=1769_in_science   (196 words)

 Cuvier, Georges (1769-1832): World of Earth Science
After Napoleon's fall, Cuvier retained his position and became an accepted authority in science and education, and earned several promotions which include a professorship at the Coll├Ęge de France and permanent secretary for the Academy of Sciences.
While Cuvier's work did not contribute any new facts to the science of anatomy, his method earned him high praise and esteem in the scientific community.
As scholars have observed, the polemic between Cuvier and Saint-Hilaire was never resolved owing to the both antagonist defended points of view, which, while seemingly opposed, contributed, as complementary views, to the progress of life sciences and Earth sciences.
science.enotes.com /earth-science/cuvier-georges   (931 words)

 Purdue summer camp encourages science careers for women
The camp is open to students entering seventh, eighth and ninth grades this fall.
The cost is $350, which includes housing in Purdue residence halls and meals, lab equipment and supplies, a lab and camp memory book, and a parents' luncheon.
The camp will provide participants an opportunity to learn science from hands-on experiments supervised by women scientists from many fields.
www.purdue.edu /UNS/html3month/030402.Science.camp.html   (207 words)

 Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL): Nobel Laureates to give public talk at Lab
These developments in laser cooling and trapping have enabled applications ranging from new atomic clocks to atom lasers and have led to a deeper understanding of the quantum-physical behavior of gases at low temperatures.
The cooling and trapping technology is already being applied in numerous areas of science and engineering.
Applications to be discussed include atomic clocks, atom interferometers used to measure physical constants and to develop inertial sensors, and applications in polymer science and biology.
www.lanl.gov /news/index.php/fuseaction/home.story/story_id/1769   (337 words)

 Unit of Study #1769 - DDN Curriculum
After the tour students will conduct simple and fractional distillation in the science laboratory and graph their results using their handheld device.
Students will also ask questions throughout the tour.Product- Students will save their notes to use in the ethanol time-line project and they will print their notes for their teacher.Standards -(Science 2.) evaluate factors that serve as potential constraints on technological design and use.
(Science 5.) analyze the benefits, limitations, cost, and consequences involved in using, conserving, or recycling resources.
ddncurriculum.k12.sd.us /view.asp?ID=1769   (2426 words)

 Science Testimony - July 20, 2006
Although I am replacing Dr. James Hansen on this panel, I would like to clarify that I am not representing Dr. Hansen, and I am fully responsible for my testimony.
There has been landmark progress in the science of climate change since the publication of the last IPCC report in 2001 and even in just the past one or two years, as my testimony will show.
I would characterize this progress as falling into two general categories:  (1) greatly reduced uncertainties and (2) global changes in the climate, many of which were predicted years ago based on the anticipated effects of man-made greenhouse gases, are already being observed.
www.pewclimate.org /what_s_being_done/in_the_congress/science_7_20_06.cfm   (2653 words)

 Yale University Science Libraries
Some older material is also currently found in the Yale classification (used here prior to LC's) in S (natural science).
A useful way to identify books (within Yale libraries) with illustrations on a particular topic is through the keyword search type in Orbis, the library system's online catalog.
Kline Science Library Reference QL354 S4 Nomenclator Zoologicus: a list of the names of genera and subgenera in zoology from the tenth edition of Linnaeus 1758 to the end of 1935 by Sheffield Airey Neave.
www.library.yale.edu /science/subject/nathist.htm   (2404 words)

 Cassini-Huygens: Multimedia-Images
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.
saturn.jpl.nasa.gov /multimedia/images/image-details.cfm?imageID=1769   (231 words)

 If a mountain fell in the Alaska wilderness . . .
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.
Jackie Caplan-Auerbach was checking earthquake activity at Alaska volcanoes from her Anchorage office on September 14th, a routine she performs every day at the Alaska Volcano Observatory, when she noticed a strange seismic signal on Mount Spurr.
www.gi.alaska.edu /ScienceForum/ASF17/1769.html   (636 words)

 1769: Encyclopedia - 1769
1769 in topic: Arts Architecture - Literature - Music Other topics Canada - Mexico - Science Lists of leaders: Colonial governors - State leaders From Categories: births - deaths 1769 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar).
1769, 1769 - Births, 1769 - Deaths, 1769 - Events
1769 is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
www.globaloneness.com /a/1769/id/334807   (696 words)

 Science & Religion Bookstore
It is then that the individual develops a deeper altruistic sense of self—a state that allows us to respond as the heroes of our own lives, and therefore in the lives of others, when times and circumstance demand that of us.
Science & Religion Bookstore was created and designed by Genesis Computing, Inc.
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www.scienceandreligionbooks.org /book_details.asp?book_id=1769   (270 words)

 No. 1769: Niels Finsen
And, in the everyday world around Finsen, an increasingly urbanized public had come to believe in the health-giving properties of sunlight, fresh air, and the outdoors.
Finsen meant to rationalize modern sun-worship by joining science with anecdote.
He set out to find wavelengths that would best heal the affected skin.
www.uh.edu /engines/epi1769.htm   (593 words)

Steam was used in Steam engines which were the first engine type to see widespread use.
They were first invented by Thomas Newcomen in 1705, and were later improved by James Watt in 1769.
Steam engines powered all early locomotives, such as steam boats and factories, and therefore acted as the establishment of the Industrial Revolution.
www.radessays.com /viewpaper/53574/Science.html   (256 words)

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