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  Encyclopedia: 1885
Alfonso XII of Spain (November 28, 1857–November 25, 1885), was king of Spain, reigning from 1875 to 1885, after a coup détat restored the monarchy and ended the ephemeral First Spanish Republic.
Eduard Kuennecke (born 1885 in Emmerich, died 1953 in Berlin) was a German composer.
Jumbo (1861 - September 15, 1885) was an African elephant, born in 1861 in the French Sudan from where he was imported to France and kept in the old Zoo Jardin des Plantes close to the railway station Gare dAusterlitz in Paris.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Science and the Church
Church, in connexion with science, theoretically means any Church that claims authority in matters of doctrine and teaching; practically, however, only the Catholic Church is in question, on account of her universality and her claim of power to exercise this authority.
The greatest obstacle to anti-Christian science is the Church, which claims Divine origin, authority to teach infallible truth, maintains the inspiration of Scripture, and is confident of her own existence to the end of the world.
The domination of the Church in the Middle Ages and its influence upon the progress of science is a subject that required a different mind from that of a chemist or physicist.
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 Science Quotes
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club.
Science is facts; just as houses are made of stone, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house, and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation.
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 Ralph Dumain: "The Autodidact Project": "The Growth of Science: Romantic and Technocratic Images" by Aant Elzinga
Now, historians of science night quarrel with some parts of this statement, but Zilsel’s point is important—something special happened in Europe in the period he is referring to—for him it is the breakthrough of a concept carried forward by a particular stratum of people, the "superior artisans of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries".
Academic science and its ideals of self-regulation are found to be a natural repository for the democratic ideal, because for its functioning science is assumed to be dependent on norms similar to those of liberal democracy in civil society.
Sociology of Sciences Yearbook 1979 (Dordrecht, Reidel 1979).
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 Are the Phenomena of Spiritualism in Harmony with Science? by Alfred Russel Wallace
The majority of our teachers and students of science are, no doubt, antagonistic, but their opinions and prejudices are not science.
Science may be defined as knowledge of the universe in which we live--full and systematised knowledge leading to the discovery of laws and the comprehension of causes.
On the spiritual theory man consists essentially of a spiritual nature or mind intimately associated with a spiritual body or soul, both of which are developed in and by means of a material organism.
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 Science and the Bible
If you've ever come across a science text book that is 100 years old or even 20 or 30 years old it can be quite entertaining to read.
If you read a 50 year old science text you will be truly entertained by the number of things that are stated as the assured results of scientific tests which are now known to be not true.
Psalm 104:6 This was not accepted by science until 1885 when Edward Seuce, one of the first geologists to produce a geologic frame work of all the nations, showed evidence that all land surface had been covered with water.
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 Science - Wikiquote   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
"...one of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires.
"Science is all a metaphor." - Timothy Leary
"Science seems to me to teach in the highest and strongest manner the great truth which is embodied in the Christian conception of entire surrender to the will of God.
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 The Harmony of Spiritualism and Science, by Alfred Russel Wallace
The Harmony of Spiritualism and Science, by Alfred Russel Wallace
Editor Charles H. Smith's Note: A letter printed in the 25 July 1885 number of Light (London) responding to criticism of Wallace's essay of the same name (S379).
Speculations on the nature or origin of mind in general as well as those on the ultimate states to which human minds may attain in the infinite future, I look upon as altogether beyond the range of our faculties, and to be, therefore, utterly untrustworthy and profitless.
www.wku.edu /~smithch/wallace/S383.htm   (436 words)

 1885   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
1885 is a common year starting on Thursday (click on link for calendar)
1882 1883 1884 - 1885 - 1886 1887 1888
Wednesday, September 2, 1885 - In the third film of Back to the Future Trilogy, Marty McFly arrives on this date to stop Buford 'Mad Dog' Tannen from killing Doc Brown.
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 Science - Biology
Questions may assess students' understanding of now science is continuously revised and evaluated by society and the reciprocity between science and technology.
Students' understanding of the human dimensions of science, the nature of scientific knowledge, and the role of science in society may be assessed.
The test covers the traditional core areas of science - inquiry, physical science, life science, Earth and space sciences - and adds science and technology, science in personal and social perspectives, and the history and nature of science, as suggested in the National Science Education Standards.
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 About the Collections - Collections History
Part of the brief for this collection is to include ënot only apparatus for teaching and investigation, but also such as possess historic interest on account of the persons by whom, or the researches in which, it had been employed.
Some of the objects are added to the science collections of the South Kensington Museum, notably Stephensonís ëRocketí, ëPuffing Billyí, Arkwrightís original spinning machinery, and the original apparatus used by Wheatstone in the development of the electric telegraph.
1885 The science collections of the South Kensington Museum become known as the 'Science Museum', but remain part of the South Kensington Museum for administrative purposes.
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 Medical Books, Medicine, Rare Medicine Books, Old Medicine Articles, Old Medical Journals
In Science Supplement:.I. RUSSELL "North Carolina coal-fields"; "Laying a Cable" (joining the two islands Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket); "Physics at Johns Hopkins"; and "The American ferret" with an illustration of one.
In Notes and News: Paragraph on a monument of the first duke of Sutherland in England being struck and injured by lightning with an illustration; Use of the telelphone for military purposes with an illustration and An electric railway at Frankfort with illustration.
An examination of "the greater mortality among persons living in houses built on made ground over those living on virgin soil." Soil was examined in both made and virgin soil to a depth of 12 feet, over a period of 10 months.
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The general culture which every free-born Greek and Roman had to acquire, comprised the practical and theoretical sciences, grammar, music, geometry, astronomy, and gymnastics, and was termed egkyklios paideia, orbis doctrin (cycle of the sciences), and, beginning with the Middle Ages, artes liberales.
The first to attempt a work founded on the philosophy and interrelation of sciences was Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam, in his incomplete "Instauratio Magna", the second part of which was the "Novum organum" (London, 1620), and his "De dignitate et augmentis scientiarum" (1623).
Besides these general encyclopedias dealing with different arts and sciences, there are also special technical dictionaries devoted to departments of each science, often treating recondite subjects, but in the hands of scholars facilitating acquaintance with the details of these sciences.
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 Building a Historical Perspective   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
To develop an understanding of the major breakthroughs in science during the 19th century, and the impacts on the economic, political, and social/cultural domains as they relate to the nuclear world.
Your task is to compare and contrast the endeavors of science and technology during the early to mid-years of the nineteenth century.
Research and gather data, within the context of the four domains (science, economic, social/cultural, and political/geo-political), that help you build an understanding of the "Golden Age" of science and technology.
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 The Vampire by H.S.Olcott - Adyar Pamphlet No. 112
As to the witnesses, “their name is legion”; as to their trustworthiness, all that can be said is that, in nearly all cases where the ecclesiastical or political authorities intervened, there was an inquest conducted at least under the forms of law.
If we are to open a scientific enquiry by first violating the canon of science that corroborative evidence of probability cannot be put aside, but should be kept as unproved theory awaiting the final verdict, then it is but waste of energy to take up the research at all.
Of course, I need hardly explain that, while cremation is a sure preventative of the return of the vampire somnambules to plague the living, the chances of premature disposal of the body of a half-dead person are equally serious as in the case of burial.
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 Louis Pasteur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Pasteur served on the faculty of science of Dijon for a brief period and then was transferred to Strasbourg University where he continued his studies on molecular asymmetry.
In 1854 Pasteur was appointed Dean and professor of chemistry at the Faculty of Sciences in Lille, France.
Chemistry was emerging as a true science, freed from the pseudoscience of the alchemist.
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 Science - Wikiquote
Appropriate abstraction is critical to progress in science." - Herman Shugart, in: Smith, Shugart and Woodward, eds, 1997.
"One of the greatest gifts science has brought to the world is continuing elimination of the supernatural, and it was a lesson that my father passed on to me, that knowledge liberates mankind from superstition.
We can live our lives without the constant fear that we have offended this or that deity who must be placated by incantation or sacrifice, or that we are at the mercy of devils or the Fates.
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 Science - Chemistry I
The Earth and Space Science unit includes properties of the Earth, moon, sun, solar system, and universe.
The Earth and Space Science unit also includes items related to the development and implementation of space exploration.
The Physical Science unit includes properties of objects, motion of objects, matter, energy, light, heat, electricity, magnetism, and force.
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Leo Marx, "Reflections on the Neo-Romantic Critique of Science," Daedalus, 107 (1978): 61-74.
Science and Racism in the U.S.: Historical Perspectives - Ethnography, Evolutionary Theory, and Scientific Racism.
Thomas Eiseman, "The Implantation of Science in Nigeria and Kenya," Minerva, 17 (1979): 504-526;
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 1885 in science -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
1885 in science -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The year 1885 in (A particular branch of scientific knowledge) science and (The practical application of science to commerce or industry) technology consisted of many events, some of which are listed below.
The patient is Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog.
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 Science Magazine: Progress on SARS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Recently posted on Science Express: A study charting the molecular evolution of the SARS coronavirus as the 2003 epidemic unfolded in China.
The sequences of two isolates of the coronavirus associated with SARS show that it is not closely related to any of the previously characterized coronaviruses.
AAAS and Science will continue to keep you at the forefront of advances in SARS research and other areas of scientific inquiry.
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Gerald Holton, Science and Anti-Science [(Cambridge, 1993), esp.
Science and the Construction of Gender: Historical Perspectives, Part II -- The Nineteenth Century.
Thomas Eiseman, "The Implantation of Science in Nigeria and Kenya," Minerva, 17(1979): 504-526;
www.hmc.edu /cww/student/HUM2.F.spring.100/syllabus.html   (3752 words)

Science and Religion in the Era of William James.
The Healing Revelations of Mary Baker Eddy: The Rise and Fall of Christian Science.
Theology: Scripture, Science and Theological Method from Archibald Alexander to Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield.
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 DARESTE DE LA CHAVANNE - LoveToKnow Article on DARESTE DE LA CHAVANNE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
His first publication was an Essai sur Fran Qois Hotman (1850), completed later by his publication of Hotmans correspondence in the Revue historique (1876), and he devoted the whole of his leisure to legal history.
Of his writings may be mentioned Les A ncjenncs Lois de lIslande (1881); Mmoire sur les anci ens monuments du droll de la Hon grie (1885), and Etudes dhistoire du droll (f 889).
He collaborated with Theodore Reinach and B. Haussoullier in their Recueil des inscriptions juridiques grecques (1905), and his name is worthily associated with the edition of Philippe de Beaumanoirs Coutumes de Beauvaisis, published by Salmon (2 vols., 1899, 5900).
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 A Short History of Nutritional Science: Part 1 (1785-1885) -- Carpenter 133 (3): 638 -- Journal of Nutrition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Articles by Carpenter, K. The American Society for Nutritional Sciences J. Nutr.
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, CA 97420-3104
Science, March 18, 2005; 307(5716): 1776 - 1778.
www.nutrition.org /cgi/content/abstract/133/3/638   (365 words)

 Reading Artifacts: The Material Culture of Science
Science in print is in Kresge and Dana by title, and in Baker-Berry by call number, Q1.S35.
Baker Stacks Z/7405/H6/I2 Records are from these additional print sources: Current Bibliography in the History of Technology and Culture, ISIS Current Bibliography of the History of Science, Bibliografia Italiana di Storia della Scienza and the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine.
http://www.isin.org/ This is a project of the Museum of the History of Science in Oxford.
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 A Short History of Nutritional Science: Part 2 (1885-1912) -- Carpenter 133 (4): 975 -- Journal of Nutrition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Before 1885, nearly all of the nutritional studies had been
in New England and by 1885, a professor of chemistry at Wesleyan
Takaki, K. (1885) On the cause and prevention of kak’ke.
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 Camping With the Sioux: Fieldwork Diary of Alice Cunningham Fletcher
"Historical Sketch of the Omaha Tribe of Indians in Nebraska." Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1885.
"The Import of the Totem." Science 7 (1898): 296-304; also in Annual Report, Smithsonian Institution, 1897: 577-86, and in Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 46 (1898): 325-34.
"The Shell Society among the Omahas." (Abstract) Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 49 (1900): 315.
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 Protein complexes take flight - Nature Structural & Molecular Biology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Fenn, J.B., Mann, M., Meng, C.K., Wong, S.F. and Whitehouse, C.M. Science 246, 64−71 (1989).
Chait, B.T. and Kent, S.B.H. Science 257, 1885−1894 (1992).
Miranker, A., Robinson, C.V., Radford, S.E., Aplin, R.T. and Dobson, C.M. Science 262, 896−899 (1993).
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