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  Science Quotes - The Quotations Page
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
Science is facts; just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
www.quotationspage.com /subjects/science   (773 words)

 Wesleyan Science 1831-1942
In one of these experiments on June 8, 1942, he was lost at sea when his blimp crashed in the Atlantic.
Jose Gomez- Ibanez, who joined the Faculty in 1942, after graduate study at Oberlin and Cornell, is co-author, with A. Scarlett, of General College Chemistry (1954).
He served actively as the chairman of the Faculty committee which assisted with the planning of the new Science Center.
www.wesleyan.edu /physics/history/chem.html   (1018 words)

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Merton developed his analysis of the norms and values, cultures and institutions of modern science through his whole career, and specified new norms, counternorms, priority conflicts and specific mechanisms (as the “matthew principle” and the “fallacy of the latest word”).
In an article on sociology of science, Harriet Zuckerman noted that this "seemingly innocent" question has "been controversial for decades." In one of the main streams in contemporary science studies, often with a relativistic bent, it is often argued that Merton confused the ideology of scientists with their practice.
The conference is organized in cooperation between The Seminar in Science Studies at the University of Oslo and The National Committee for Research Ethics in the Social Science and the Humanities (Law and Theology included).
www.tf.uio.no /evu/Merton190504_Kort.doc   (617 words)

 1942 in science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The year 1942 in science and technology See also: 1941 in science, other events of 1942, 1943 in science, list of years in science.
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www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-1942_in_science.html   (442 words)

 Westinghouse Science Talent Search: Finding Tomorrow's Scientists
More than 100 of the world's most coveted science and math honors have been won by alumni of "the Westinghouse," as the competition is known among students.
Science Service recommends these students to colleges and universities for admission and financial assistance.
Winning students are interviewed by their hometown news media, national and international newspapers, press associations, television and radio networks and science and education journals.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/46849&EDATE=   (837 words)

 Joe Lieberman, Senator from Connecticut
It was created in 1942 by Science Service as a means for encouraging talented high school students to pursue a career in science, mathematics, engineering, and medicine.
Science Service is a non-profit organization that actively encourages student, their parents, and teachers to explore science.
In addition to displaying their science research projects while in Washington, the students met with leading scientists and visited places of historic and political importance.
lieberman.senate.gov /explore/youthheroes/science.cfm   (444 words)

1942 March 2 5,000 Jews are taken from the ghetto in Minsk to a newly dug pit on the outskirts of town and machine-gunned.
1942 June 26 Rudolf Hess is transported 200 miles from Camp Z to P.O.W. Reception Station, Maindiff Court in South Wales, before the war an admission clinic for the County Mental Hospital at nearby Abergavenny.
1942 September 25 In Paris, 700 Romanian-born Jews are seized by the SS and deported to Auschwitz.
www.humanitas-international.org /holocaust/1942tbse.htm   (7437 words)

 EJSE V1 N3 - Scharmann et al. - PRESERVICE SECONDARY SCIENCE TEACHERS' ORIENTATIONS TOWARD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A challenge was issued to the science education community by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) to make the interdependence of science and technology with society a major focus of science education in the decades of the 1980's and 1990's (NSTA, 1982).
Science education should give all students an awareness of the nature and scope of a wide variety of science and technology-related careers open to students of varying aptitudes and interests.
In general terms, the investigators' began with an interest in describing the decision-making used by a secondary science teaching methods professor in attempting to enhance his students' understanding and eventual adoption of a diversified instructional strategy that could be applied to STS instructional themes.
unr.edu /homepage/jcannon/ejse/scharm.html   (5917 words)

 Science News Online: Jonathan Eberhart (1942—2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A connection between planetary science and his other vocation as a folksinger is the wonderful song he wrote—"Lament for a Red Planet"—featured on his record "Life's Trolley Ride." That record was one of my then-young daughter's favorite music records when she was in grade school.
For me, the tie that he created between the science of space exploration and its music is as valuable and significant as his contribution to the public awareness of space exploration is. Both his prose in Science News and his music tell us all that space is an exciting, dramatic, and very human enterprise.
Science writers are by nature a collegial bunch, and in time we became good friends.
www.sciencenews.org /pages/jonathan.asp   (8074 words)

 Secondary Sources for Philosophy of Science
Science and the instrument-maker : Michelson, Sperry, and the speed of light / Thomas Parke Hughes.
Science for all : studies in the history of Victorian science and education / William H. Brock.
Science and the founding fathers : science in the political thought of Jefferson, Franklin, Adams and Madison / I. Bernard Cohen.
www.kzoo.edu /phil/wolf/science/209sources.html   (3265 words)

 Science Fair Projects - 1942
1942 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to 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/1942   (2617 words)

 Intel in Your Community - Oregon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Intel STS encourages and rewards excellence in science and math, and inspires young people to pursue science in their secondary education and careers.
Administering the STS since its inception in 1942 is Science Service, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the understanding and appreciation of science among people of all ages through publications and educational programs.
Science Service, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the understanding and appreciation of science among people of all ages through publications and educational programs, has administered the program since its inception in 1942.
support.intel.com /community/oregon/press_release/2005_Q1.htm   (905 words)

 ACE | History of the GED Tests
While the academic content areas in which candidates are assessed—English language arts (literature/reading), social studies, science, and mathematics—have not changed, the priorities and assumptions by which proficiency in these areas is assessed have evolved.
Since the GED Tests assess academic skills and knowledge typically developed in a four-year program of high school education, it is of utmost importance to the GED Testing Service that the GED Tests continue to evolve as secondary education evolves.
The first generation of tests, developed in 1942, reflected an industrial era, when a high school education was sufficient for many jobs.
www.acenet.edu /AM/PrinterTemplate.cfm?Section=Home&TEMPLATE=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&CONTENTID=8101   (580 words)

 Social Science Library Records, 1942-1978
The records of the Social Science Library, Washington State University Libraries, were transferred to the University Archives, Washington State University Libraries, in 1978 (UA 78-44).
Dating from 1942 to 1978, with the bulk falling from 1962 to 1978, the records concern the organization and growth of the Social Science Library and Holland Library.
Included in the records are correspondence and memoranda to and from the Division Chiefs, drafts of the Social Science Library Manual and policy statements, blueprints of Holland Library remodeling plans, budget statistics and time slip information concerning student assistants, and organizational charts dating from 1962 to 1976.
www.wsulibs.wsu.edu /Holland/MASC/finders/ua57.htm   (294 words)

 1942 in science -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
1942 in science -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The year 1942 in (A particular branch of scientific knowledge) science and (The practical application of science to commerce or industry) technology
January 8 - (English theoretical physicist (born in 1942)) Stephen Hawking, British (A scientist trained in physics) physicist and best-selling author of A Brief History of Time.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1942_in_science.htm   (58 words)

 Early History ofThe Vi rginia Junior Academy of Science
The Virginia Academy of Science decided to enlarge the Junior Academy Committee to ten members, to be made up of three members of the Senior Academy, four high school science club sponsors, and three elected officers of the Junior Academy of Science.
Several science club sponsors, delegates, and officers attended the meeting of the Virginia Academy of Science and a brief conference was held.
Five Regional Science Open Houses were held in 1948 at the University of Virginia, the University of Richmond, the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, the College of William and Mary, and at Hampton Institute.
www.vacadsci.org /vjashist.htm   (5408 words)

 Research | Collections | Highlights
György Beifeld was a 40-year-old Hungarian Jew in 1942.
In the spring of 1942, Beifeld was one of 50,000 Jewish men who were deployed in the Hungarian Labor Service (Munkaszolgálat) in the USSR to support Hungarian troops sent to the eastern front to help the Axis to conquer the Soviet Union.
The exhibition centers around the 17-page artifact, which illustrates the daily life of two friends, their youth group, and the culture in which they lived...
www.ushmm.org /research/collections   (860 words)

 1942 in science
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December 2 – Chicago Pile-1, the first nuclear reactor, goes critical under the squash court of the University of Chicago, thanks to the efforts of Enrico Fermi, Leo Szilard, and the rest of the Chicago pile team.
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www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1942_in_science.html   (150 words)

 Forbes.com: CORRECTED - FEATURE-U.S. high schoolers vie for science scholarships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Throughout the week, the students are tested on their wide knowledge of science and math with hypothetical questions in all areas of the fields.
Barbara Carman, Intel (nasdaq: INTC - news - people) science talent search program manager, said she is surprised each year by the accomplishments of the young proteges.
While a science competition at some high schools may include the standard diagram of the solar system, Felicia's group's projects include radio detection of meteors, repairing a damaged heart by cell fusion, an evaluation of the 1968 El Nino and a study of the cognitive development in toddlers using pretend play.
www.forbes.com /reuters/newswire/2004/03/10/rtr1293592.html   (1045 words)

 Science PolicyScience Policy
Science the Endless Frontier: A Report to the President.
Science Policy Background Report No. 1, Task Force on Science Policy, House Committee on Science and Technology.
Toward a Science Policy for the United States: Report of the Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Development.
www.cmu.edu /coldwar/scipol.htm   (1393 words)

 1942 - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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1942 - World War II: Second Battle of Kharkov - In the eastern Ukraine, the Soviet Army initiates a major offensive.
During the battle the Soviets will capture the city of Kharkov from the German Army, only to be encircled and destroyed.
open-encyclopedia.com /1942   (2339 words)

 How the "Queen Science" Lost Her Crown
Science is typically perceived as simply the investigation of natural or physical phenomenon by means of hypothesis and controlled experiments.
A science fair is a collection of exhibits, each of which is designed to show a biological, chemical, physical or technical principle, a laboratory or other procedure, an industrial development, or an orderly collection of anything which can be fitted into the broad concept of any branch of any pure or applied science.
Science research tries to solve a problem or answer a question about people and the world in which we live.
www.ncsociology.org /sociationtoday/v22/science.htm   (3926 words)

 Lord Beveridge
It was a period of tremendous growth for the School, and Beveridge's directorship was responsible for the School's recognition during the 1930s as one of the world's leading social science centres.
In 1944 he became the Liberal MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed, and after the loss of his seat in 1945 he served as a Liberal peer in the House of Lords.
Beveridge saw full employment as the pivot of the social welfare programme he expressed in the 1942 Beveridge Report, and Full Employment in a Free Society (1944) expressed how this goal might be gained.
www.lse.ac.uk /lsehistory/beveridge.htm   (475 words)

 Science Fiction Book Reviews
Four months have elapsed in 1942 since Admiral Kolhammer and his ships slipped back through time and met an initial confused and deadly reception.
In California, Kolhammer is in charge of a burgeoning autonomous zone, in essence a 21st-century colony, where science and technology—and culture—are rapidly being disseminated.
One of the strengths of the first book was in the depiction of how each generation of characters found the other to be strange and inscrutable.
www.scifi.com /sfw/advance/03_books.html   (707 words)

 Themes - Tales From The Vault!: Canadian Pulp Fiction, 1940-1952 - Library and Archives Canada
Uncanny Tales featured homegrown tales of supernatural horror, science gone mad and, if the covers were to be believed, giant robots that could crush entire city skylines under their heels.
It is interesting to note that, while Peck praises Uncanny Tales for its part in the ascendance of Canadian science fiction and fantasy, he does so by comparing it to the "fandom" scene in the United States.
It seems that the question of the "Canadian identity" was as much a topic of debate in 1942 as it is today, and that the tactic of defining Canada in contrast to the character of the United States was as popular then as now.
www.collectionscanada.ca /pulp/027019-1440-e.html   (990 words)

 Matthew Suffness 1942-1995.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In addition to editing and contributing to the 1995 textbook, Taxol, Science and Applications, he was the author of more than 60 articles on the discovery and development of cancer drugs.
Suffness was a past president of the American Society of Pharmacognosy and a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Association for Cancer Research, and the Society of Economic Botany.
I feel that the appearance of the CRC book, Taxol, Science and Applications, just before his death is a testimony to his dedication to the discovery of more effective treatments for cancer.
www.herbalgram.org /youngliving/herbalgram/articleview.asp?a=1172&p=Y   (446 words)

 Junkscience.com -- 100 things you should know about DDT
Müller and the Geigy corporation patented DDT in Switzerland (1940), England (1942) and U.S. The first large-scale use of DDT occurred in 1943 when 500 gallons of DDT were produced by Merck and Company and delivered to Italy to help squelch a rapidly spreading epidemic of louse-borne typhus.
Poultry Science 54: 350-368 (Egg production, hatchability and shell quality depend on calcium, and are not effected by DDT and its metabolites); Spears, G and P. Waibel.
Poultry Science 54: 350-368 ("Many reports relating reproductive declines of wild birds (and body stores in those birds) to DDT and DDE were based on analytical procedures that did not distinguish between DDT and PCBs."); Sherman, RW.
www.junkscience.com /ddtfaq.htm   (5597 words)

 Ancient Worlds News - Cracked! Maths solves old war code - 09/08/2005
By 1942, the Allies were beginning to read the code, the next stage after cracking it.
Cracking the code came too late to prevent Pearl Harbour in 1941 but it gave the Allies a leg-up in the Coral Sea Battle of 1942 and provided knowledge about the Japanese advance in what was then New Guinea in the same year.
Donovan reported his finding in a paper published in the journal Cryptologia and is writing a book on the subject.
www.abc.net.au /science/news/ancient/AncientRepublish_1432633.htm   (581 words)

While giving the impression of being based on peer-reviewed science, much of the material presented is either out-of-date, already discredited or of uncertain origin.
A number of the graphs and figures used in the documentary are not based on any known or published climate data, while others are presented schematically, and hence may confuse and mislead the viewer.
At Wired Science Fraser Cain reports on the latest research on global warming and cosmic rays.
scienceblogs.com /deltoid   (2712 words)

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