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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1916   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar).
1916 in archaeology // Explorations Excavations Start of first excavations at Adelsö Publications Finds Uaxactun and the first known Maya inscription from the 8th Baktun of the Maya calendar found by Sylvanus G. Morley Awards Miscellaneous Births Deaths See also List of years in archaeology 1915 in archaeology 1917 in archaeology...
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1916: Events January January 12 - German aces Max Immelmann and Oswald Boelcke, with 8 kills, are the first pilots awarded with Pour le Mérite (the Blue Max) January 29 - the second and last Zeppelin raid on Paris inflicts 54 casualties.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1916 in science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The year 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled.
June 8 - Francis Harry Compton Crick, OM (June 8, 1916 – July 28, 2004) was one of the discoverers of the structure of the DNA molecule.
February 19 - Ernst Mach (February 18, 1838 - February 19, 1916) was an Austrian physicist and philosopher.
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 Classics in the History of Psychology -- Hume (1916)
The point of emphasis is laid on the progressive character of the discovery of truth and the danger of a dogmatic assumption of completed knowledge.
A brief sketch of the rise and growth of the science of Biochemistry with a fine statement of the aims and [p.
Macallum then naturally concludes that the Pragmatists allow for progress in science whereas the Anti-pragmatists deny such progressiveness, being already at their goal.
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 Science Journal --First Science Results -- Sum 04   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Gravitational waves were first predicted by Albert Einstein in 1916 as a consequence of the general theory of relativity, which shows that alterations in the shape of concentrations of mass or energy have the effect of warping space-time, thereby causing distortions that propagate through the universe at the speed of light.
Finn is a founding member of the scientific collaboration that sets the science goals and carries-out the science mission of LIGO, which includes the detection of gravitational waves and their use as a new kind of telescope for viewing the universe.
He also is director of the Physics Frontier Center for Gravitational Wave Physics, which was created by the National Science Foundation to develop the scientific and technical expertise needed to realize the promise of gravitational-wave detection.
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The Department of Military Science at The University of Montana is a department within the College of Arts and Sciences responsible for the Army ROTC program.
The chairperson of the department, the Professor of Military Science (PMS), is a U.S. Army officer on active duty assigned as the ROTC Battalion Commander.
Appointed by the Department of the Army (DA) with the concurrence of the President of the University, he or she is responsible for the program to the University President, and to Cadet Command through the Western ROTC Region Commander located at Fort Lewis, Washington.
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 1916 in science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
1916 in science and technology See also: 1915 in science, other events of 1916, 1917 in science and the list of years in science.
Having something down to a science implies skill built through long practice or repitition.
Painting the first few rooms was difficult; the next were easier, but now I have it down to a science.
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 1916 in science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A not-for-profit educational organization that promotes a better understanding of what science is, and does, by advocating for science education, educating the public about the nature and value of science and serving as an information resource.
Science and Society is split into two parts: the Evolution of Science and Human Culture and the Interaction of Science and Modern Society.
Volitional science is the attempted integration of cognitive science with the structure of society.
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 Divine Science History in Crestwood and Belleville
Max Ballard studied with Nona Brooks (one of the founders of Divine Science), and was ordained by her in 1941.
The Divine Science Church of Crestwood is the culmination of that dream.
The Stolberg sisters were ordained to the ministry of Divine Science in 1916 by the Reverend H. Schroeder, minister of the St. Louis Divine Science Church.
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 Biblio: Global Change
Milne, Space-geodetic constraints on glacial isostatic adjustment in Fennoscandia, Science, 291, 2381, 2001.
Robock, Pinatubo eruption: The climatic aftermath, Science, 295, 1242, 2002.
Schlesinger, Carbon and agriculture: carbon sequestration in soils, Science, 284, 2095-, 1999.
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 1916   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
July 1 through July 12, at least one shark mauled five swimmers along 80 miles of New Jersey coastline during the Jersey Shore Shark Attacks of 1916, resulting in four deaths and survival of one youth who required limb amputation.
This event was the inspiration for author Peter Benchley, over half a century later, to write Jaws.
November 13 - Prime Minister of Australia Billy Hughes is expelled from the Labor Party over his support for conscription.
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Techno-enthusiasts such as Hugo Gernsback spread the message of engineering and science, and hobbyists built and tinkered with radios as avidly as they would with personal computers six decades later, and the magazine was the medium for spreading that message.
The line between Fantasy and Science Fiction was blurred indeed; the term "science fiction" not having yet been invented.
Science projected the world to last for millions of years, but whether that future would be glorious or monstrous could not be determined.
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 Science Research Portal - General Science
Explores most of Blackwell Publishing's journals from all areas of study, the majority of which are published on behalf of international scholarly and professional societies.
The E-print Network is a gateway to over 17,208 Web sites and databases worldwide, containing e-prints in basic and applied sciences, primarily in physics but also including subject areas such as chemistry, biology and life sciences, materials science, nuclear sciences and engineering, energy research, computer and information technologies, and other disciplines of interest to DOE.
Access to the full text of Science's print version and to additional online-only enhancements, lets you search within Science and across a multitude of scientific journals, keeps you informed of new content and developments via e-mail alerts, and helps you manage your citations.
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 AAAS | Science's STKE | Information for Contributors
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However, we welcome your suggestions and if you have resources that you believe would be appropriate and valuable for the teaching community, please send the STKE Editors a message.
Science 252, 1056 (2001); published online 20 December 2000 (10.4444/science.1054678).
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 References for Duhem
R Ariew and P Barker (eds.), Pierre Duhem : historian and philosopher of science I: Duhem as historian of science, Synthese 83 (2) (Dordrecht, 1990), 177-323.
R Ariew and P Barker (eds.), Pierre Duhem: historian and philosopher of science II: Duhem as philosopher of science, Synthese 83 (2) (Dordrecht, 1990), 325-453.
W Wallace, Duhem and Koyré on Domingo de Soto, in Pierre Duhem : historian and philosopher of science I, Synthese 83 (2) (1990), 239-260.
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 Definition of Directories
Science is also the ''scientific knowledge'' that has bee...
10:...nd "[[physical lawlaw]]" have a different use in science to colloquial speech.
1: The '''science of value''', or '''value science''', is a creation of philosopher [[Robert S. Hart...
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 Science Alive: Percy Julian
Instead, he suggested that he could become a doctor, since there was a demand for fl doctors who would treat fl patients.
In 1916 Julian left Alabama to attend the mostly white DePauw University in Indiana.
In 1973 he was elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences, an honor for all scientists.
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 The History of Popular Science - Popular Science
Through the end of the 19th century, the Popular Science Monthly, as it was then known, documented the invention of the telephone, the phonograph, the electric light, and the rise of the automobile.
As the momentous inventions of the era appeared, Popular Science was there: the beginnings of manned flight, the Audion tube (which launched modern electronics), the neon lamp, cellophane, the electric drill from Black & Decker, air conditioning from Carrier, and the outboard motor from Evinrude.
Popular Science reported on the latest techniques that are being used to battle cancers and infectious diseases...
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 Geometry.Net - Science: Anfinsen Christian B
Extractions: Born in Monessen, Pennsylvania, March 26, 1916 Dr. Anfinsen obtained a B.A. degree from Swarthmore College in 1937 and an M.S. in organic chemistry in 1939 from the University of Pennsylvania.
In Anfinsen's early work, he and Steinberg studied the non-uniform labelling in newly synthesized proteins - a technique with later permitted Dintzis, Canfield and others to determine that proteins are synthesized sequentially from the amino-terminal and in vivo, and to calculate the rate at which amino acids are polymerized.
He is active as a member of the Board of Governors of the Weizrnann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, and was elected President of the American Society of Biological Chemists for the Academic Year 1971-72.
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 Eidolon: SF Online - SF&F News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Author of seven science fiction novels, six mainstream novels, one collection of short fiction and winner of the Miles Franklin Award, Turner first became well known in science fiction circles as one of the sternest and most incisive critics of science fiction to come out of Australia.
After writing the trilogy which comprised Beloved Son, Vaneglory, and Yesterday's Men, Turner produced what was probably his finest work at novel length The Sea and Summer, which won the Arthur C Clarke Award in 1988 and was nominated for the Nebula.
In 1993 Turner was described by Peter Nicholls in the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction as "his country's most distinguished sf writer".
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 History of the Crop Science Department
The lab was part of the Agronomy Department until 1916 and a section of the Farm Crops Department since that time.
In 1971, Farm Crops was renamed Agronomic Crop Science, and in 1977, it became Crop Science.
In 1990, the Crop Science and Soil Science Departments merged to form the Department of Crop and Soil Science.
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 Cult Chart
Science and Health, 1916, 465:9-10; 113:16-18; 330:11-12; 331:26-27; 331:30-31.
Science and Health, 1916, 473:15; 332:19; 347:14-15; 332:26-27; 29:32 – 30:1; 334:10-20; 509:4-7.
Science and Health, 1916, 588:1-3; 39:22-24; 291:28-31; 556:10-12.
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 How to Become a Wireless Operator (1916)
The answer to these questions is simply that wireless or radio telegraphy represents one of the latest developments of electrical science, and that it offers both amusement and profit to whoever cares to work upon its problems.
Before beginning to tune, the operator must have made sure that his connections are properly fastened, that his aerial and ground leads are correctly arranged, that the telephones are in good condition and that the detector is adjusted to a sensitive point.
Each time the receiver is operated they should be tried out by a "test buzzer" equipment such as described in the December, 1916, article of this series.
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 Review: A class act for California - 12 March 1994 - New Scientist
But a closer look reveals a common concern about standards of science education in schools - and it is this that Science Education Partnerships addresses.
The book gathers the thoughts, feelings and experiences of the wide range of individuals who have been involved with the Science and Health Education Partnership at the University of California at San Francisco.
This radical programme, which began in 1987, seeks to bring about fundamental changes in the way in which science is taught in American schools, not by 'top down' reform - restructuring the curriculum and then expecting...
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 1916   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
November 18 - World War I : First Battle of the Somme ends - In France British Expeditionary Force commander Douglas Haig calls off the battle which started July 1 1916.
November 30 - Hellenic Holocaust: According to the consul: "on 26 November Rafet Bey (Turkish of the Interior) told me: "we must off the Greeks as we did with Armenians … on 28 November.""
I encourage anyone who is a fan of Pro- Wrestling, past, present, or future, to get this book now.
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 Learn more about 1916 in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Learn more about 1916 in the online encyclopedia.
Years: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 - 1916 - 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921
December 23 - World War I: Battle of Magdhaba - In the Sinai desert, Australian and New Zealand mounted troops capture the Turkish garrison.
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 Department of Geosciences, Stony Brook University
In 1984, with support from the Instrumentation and Facilities Program of the NSF Division of Earth Sciences and the University at Stony Brook, Liebermann and Professor Donald Weidner acquired and developed two types of multi-anvil, high-pressure equipment for the new Stony Brook High-Pressure Laboratory.
These facilities were the first of their kind in the geoscience community in the United States and include a DIA-type cubic anvil apparatus (SAM 95) and uniaxial split-sphere apparatus with a 2,000-ton hydraulic press (USSA-2000).
The latter apparatus is now being utilized for synthesis experiments to pressures of 250 kbar and temperatures of 2500 K, whereas SAM-85 is being interfaced with the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) at Brookhaven National Laboratory for in situ X-ray experiments.
www.geosciences.stonybrook.edu /people/faculty/liebermann/liebermann.html   (1163 words)

 BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Man who helped unlock DNA dies
Lord May continued: "Francis Crick made an enormous contribution to science and his discoveries helped to usher in a golden age of molecular biology.
When I was a student of biochemistry in the university, I was greatly thrilled by the work that was done by Watson and Crick.
The discovery of DNA was one of the greatest things to have happened to science and mankind.
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