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  Science Fiction - MSN Encarta
The fiction published from 1926 to 1962 is often called modern science fiction, and almost all the novels published as science fiction during this period appeared first as magazine serials or were revised from magazine stories.
Science fiction also began to be published in the new mass-market paperback form and in hardcover, first from small presses devoted to science fiction and then by major publishers.
Science fiction also flourished in other parts of the world, most notably in eastern Europe and Russia, where a strong science-fiction tradition developed.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761563123_3/Science_Fiction.html   (1020 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1949   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Christopher Durang (born January 2, 1949) is a contemporary playwright, especially popular in the 1980s, known for works of outrageous and often absurd comedy.
James Lapine (born January 10, 1949 in Mansfield, Ohio) is an Jewish-American director and librettist.
Linda Susan Boreman, better known by her stage name Linda Lovelace (January 10, 1949 - April 22, 2002), was a pornographic actress in the 1972 film Deep Throat, who went on to leave the pornography industry and became a spokeswoman for the anti-pornography movement.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1949   (8406 words)

 Integration of Faith and Science
I will show that theological science and natural science are not separate and isolated areas of study as some people have proposed, but that they have various elements in common.
physical science is the harmony and multilayered fabric of science that form connections with theology: Because God is the Creator and Author of both theological and physical science, there are a harmony and areas of shared concerns that are discernible to the sensitive observer.
While theological science involves beauty, it is not as apparent that this element is found in the physical sciences.
home.messiah.edu /~barrett/faithandscience.htm   (2382 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1949 in science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
By 1949 the 'Baby' had grown, and acquired a magnetic drum for more permanent storage, and it became the Manchester Mark I. The Ferranti Mark I was basically the same as the Manchester Mark I but faster and made for commmercial sale.
But the pressure for achievement outside the physical sciences has become so great that the idea of academic provincialism is itself not readily defensible.
To this writer, at least, the effort to remove the barriers that keep specialists in one area from learning about what happens in another is part of that larger effort to improve and establish communication between men wherever they are.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1949-in-science   (309 words)

 Marine & Atmospheric Science Program - Undergraduate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science was established in 1943 as the Marine Laboratory of the University of Miami.
In 1953, laboratory and classroom buildings were constructed on the Schools present campus on Virginia Key, and in the late fifties, the Marine Laboratory expanded its staff and developed its oceanographic capabilities in response to the increased interest in scientific research in the United States.
Marine science is concerned with the study of the ocean in all of its aspects.
www.miami.edu /umbulletin/und/marine   (1653 words)

 Classic Science Fiction Movie Posters.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Science Fiction is defined as; imaginative fiction presenting a view of life in the future, based on great scientific and technological advances, especially incorporating space or time travel, or the existence of life on other planets, or any other fantastic circumstances imagined by the writer.
Science Fiction is also in the forefront of social issues, it often tells us about a more tolerant world in the future.
Science Fiction also reflects our hopes such as in Star Trek, remember the Federation finally made peace with their long adversaries the Klingons at the same time walls were crumbling in Eastern Europe at the end of the cold war.
www.plutocity.com /classic/index.html   (1694 words)

 Radiocarbon dating - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The technique was discovered by Willard Frank Libby and his colleagues in 1949 during his tenure as a professor at the University of Chicago.
In 1960, Libby was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry for his method to use carbon-14 for age determination.
Hessel de Vries, at the University of Groningen furthered the detection methods and applications to a variety of sciences.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Radiocarbon_dating   (1732 words)

 Science Ethics Bibliography
Grinnell, "Ambiguity in the Practice of Science" Science 1996 April 19; 272 (5260):333 (in Editorial).
Marshall, "ETHICS IN SCIENCE: Is Data-Hoarding Slowing the Assault on Pathogens?" Science.
Science on trial: The whistle-blower, the accused, and the Nobel laureate.
www.chem.vt.edu /chem-ed/ethics/vinny/ethxbibl.html   (3650 words)

Science fiction anthologies came into their own as a commercially viable way of reprinting the best short fiction available in book form.
Because it was the first and most successful of three children's science fiction shows that seduced kids into the axioms of the Space Opera genre, the other two being "Space Patrol" and "Tom Corbett--Space Cadet." The latter had an uncredited origin in the works of Robert A. Heinlein.
Science Fiction Television of the 1940s The Ape (1940) starring Boris Karloff Before I Hang (1940) starring Boris Karloff Black Friday (1940) starring Boris Karloff, written by Curt Siodmak Buck Rogers (1940) starring Buster Crabbe Dr.
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateSF/timeline1950.html   (1947 words)

 Eberly College of Science News - Mary McCammon Retires   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
She also was involved with the establishment of computer-science courses in the Department of Mathematics and went on to help establish the Department of Computer Science in 1965.
She also won the Eberly College of Science Alumni Society Distinguished Service Award for her inspiring teaching and advising in 1991, the Teresa Cohen Service Award for her work in the Department of Mathematics in 1984, and the Christian R.
She earned three degrees from the University of London in England, including the bachelor of science in 1949, the master of science in 1950, and a doctorate in 1953.
www.science.psu.edu /alert/McCammon11-98.htm   (568 words)

 1949 in science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The year 1949 CE in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
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.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-1949_in_science.html   (683 words)

 Science Fiction, magazines continued
When the atomic bomb were used in a way that sf hade predicted, Science Fiction got more promotion and found many new readers.
Science Fiction was seen as serious literature, perhaps because one thought that sf could predict the future.
Several anthologys with stories from "Astounding" where published and two new magazines were started: "Galaxy" (1950) and "The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction" (1949).
www.edlin.org /sf/eng/september/sf4.html   (223 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)

 Science Frontiers Anomalies Search Results
Science Frontiers is the bimonthly newsletter providing digests of reports that describe scientific anomalies; that is, those observations and facts that challenge prevailing scientific paradigms.
Over 14,000 volumes of science journals, including all issues of Nature and Science have been examined for reports on anomalies.
In this context, the newsletter Science Frontiers is the appetizer and the Catalog of Anomalies is the main course.
science-frontiers.com /online/search.cgi?...&zoom_and=1&zoom_sort=0   (168 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
State Science Day is the pinnacle of student originated, inquiry-based science education for Ohio’s students, Kirwan said.
Drawing from a base of 35,000 student participants at more than 1,000 local science fairs, approximately 850 seventh- to 12th-grade students from nearly 300 schools will be evaluated on their scientific research and communication skills.
State Science Day is sponsored by The Ohio Academy of Science, American Electric Power, and The Ohio Environmental Education Fund.
www.osu.edu /osu/newsrel/Archive/01-09-28_Ohio_State_to_host_State_Science_Day.htm   (229 words)

 Science Frontiers Anomalies Search Results
Science Frontiers ONLINE No. 5: November 1978 Issue Contents Other pages Home Page Science Frontiers Online All Issues This Issue Sourcebook Project Sourcebook Subjects The so-called green fireballs of 1948-1949 Under the recent law making most government records available to the public, B.S. Maccabee obtained the FBI's UFO file.
The gist of the Science article is that interesting science might be done with the crop-circle phenomenon...
Home Page Science Frontiers Online All Issues This Issue Sourcebook Project Sourcebook Subjects Meteoric" dust bunnies" All around the world, watching through the long nights, is a band of dedicated meteor observers-mainly amateur astroomers.
www.science-frontiers.com /online/search.cgi?zoom_query=Fireballs&zoom_per_page=50&zoom_and=1&zoom_sort=0   (1154 words)

 BookRags: Advances in Dentistry, 1900-1949 Summary
During the years 1900 to 1949 major advances occurred in dental development.
Improvements in dental drills and filling techniques, the advent of fluoride treatment, the development of orthodontics, and new ideas about the connection between teeth and the overall health of the body enabled the profession to advance as a major segment of the health care industry.
Nearly all major dental specialties had their inception in the first half of the twentieth century: orthodontics, the science of straightening teeth, 1901; oral surgery, 1918; periodontics, treating gums and gum disease, 1918; prosthodontics, making dentures and bridges, 1918; pedodontics, children's dentistry, 1927; public health, 1937; and oral pathology, 1946.
www.bookrags.com /sciences/sciencehistory/advances-in-dentistry-1900-1949-scit-061234.html   (1571 words)

 Review of Vintage Science Fiction Films, 1896-1949   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
For fans of old science fiction films and serials, the reissue of Michael Benson’s Vintage Science Fiction Films, 1896-1949 illustrates the continued popularity of this subject as well as the problems of reprinting older, dated works.
This comprehensive overview is complemented by an extensive filmography of science fiction pictures produced during the same era.
Benson does not consider Caligari to be a real science fiction film, but he notes that its expressionist style “propelled SF cinema into worlds both brilliant and ludicrous” (15).
www.h-net.org /~filmhis/reviews/32_2/book/vintage_science_fiction_films.htm   (974 words)

 UBC Archives - University History - Deans of Faculty
Renamed the Faculty of Arts and Science in 1922/23.
[* From 1914 to 1969 known as the Faculty of Agriculture, and from 1969 to 1995 as the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences.]
Deans Coleman, Buchanan, and Chant were officially "Dean of Arts and Science".
www.library.ubc.ca /archives/deans.html   (132 words)

 non-scientologist faq on "Start a Religion"
The affidavit states that this was the 7 Nov 1948 meeting of the Eastern Science Fiction Association, of which Moskowitz was the director.
Both names are well-known in science fiction, and both say that they went to the 7 Nov 1948 talk by Hubbard.
Lloyd Arthur Eshbach was a science fiction writer and publisher between 1929 and 1957.
www.don-lindsay-archive.org /scientology/start.a.religion.html   (1378 words)

 30 YEARS' REVIEW OF CHINA'S SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (1949 - 1979)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This is the 1st China's Science Yearbook published since 1949.
It covers events, activities and progresses in various fields of science and technology from 1949 to 1979.
Published in conjunction with Shanghai Scientific Publishing Co., it was compiled and edited by a research team from 'Nature Magazine', Shanghai, People's Republic of China.
www.worldscibooks.com /general/0011.htm   (267 words)

Home Natural Sciences Applied Arts Social Sciences Culture Fine Arts
January 2 - Luis Muñoz Marín became the first democratically elected Governor of Puerto Rico.
Iva Toguri D'Aquino is found guilty of broadcasting for Japan as "Tokyo Rose" during World War II.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1949.html   (2260 words)

 OWU Online | Ohio Academy of Science Patron
DELAWARE, OHIO -- Ohio Wesleyan University has been named a Patron of The Ohio Academy of Science for the University's leadership and sustained support of State Science Day from 1978-2001.
Founded in 1949, State Science Day is the pinnacle of student-originated, inquiry-based science education for Ohio students.
The event has grown and evolved significantly due to the leadership of Professor James Freed and Professor Michael Grote, OWU faculty members who have directed the event for the Academy.
web.owu.edu /news/2001/patron.html   (244 words)

 IBMS - The Institute of Biomedical Science
Science graduates with some laboratory experience accepted as Associates.
Death of founder, Albert Norman MBE at the age of 82.
The Institute of Biomedical Science prepares to celebrate its ninetieth anniversary, and becomes the body with the authority to certify competence for state registration.
www.ibms.org /index.cfm?method=science.history_zone&subpage=IBMS_history   (674 words)

 CO2 Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
(2001) report in a recent article in Science that estimates of the country's 48-state carbon sequestering power have grown significantly over the past several years, from a range of 0.08-0.35 x 10
L.  2001.  Changes in forest biomass carbon storage in China between 1949 and 1998Science 292: 2320-2322.
Science for all your greenhouse gas reporting needs.
www.co2science.org /scripts/CO2ScienceB2C/articles/V4/N1/COM.jsp   (337 words)

 Museum of Science, Boston
The mission of the Museum of Science, Boston is to stimulate interest and further understanding of science and technology and their importance for individuals and society.
The Museum of Science, Boston is one of the leading, informal science educational institutions in the United States.
We became the Museum of Science in 1949 and moved to the present location at Science Park.
www.volunteersolutions.org /neu/org/213003-printer.html   (244 words)

 Charles Hartshorne: A Secondary Bibliography
WMW (With Victor Lowe and A. Johnson.) Whitehead and the Modern World: Science, Metaphysics, and Civilization, Three Essays on the Thought of Alfred North Whitehead.
Johnson, A. H., "Whitehead’s Theory of Actual Entities: Defence and Criticism," Philosophy of Science 12, 4 (Oct., 1945), 244n40, 254, 260f., 272, 274, 276, 277, 279.
Wright, Sewall, "Biology and the Philosophy of Science," Monist 48, 2 (April, 1964), 265,283,289.
www.religion-online.org /showarticle.asp?title=2428   (13888 words)

 Bibliographie. Le rôle du langage dans les processus perceptuels, Alfred Korzybski
KELLEY, D. : « The use of general semantics and Korzybskian principles as an extensional method of group psychotherapy in traumatic neuroses ».
SAUNDERS, J. : « Memorandum : the new science of general semantics ».
WHITEHEAD, A. The principle of relativity with applications to physical science.
www.lyber-eclat.net /lyber/korzybski/role_langage_biblio.html   (1091 words)

 Fischer: Dianetic Therapy: An Experimental Evaluation - Bibliography
Bomar, A., Jr., "Letter to the Editor," Marvel Science Fiction, 3 (August, 1951), pp.
Hubbard, L.R., "Dianetics: The Evolution of a Science," Astounding Science Fiction, 45 (July, 1950), pp.
Rubi, I., "Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health," Scientific American, 183 (January, 1951), pp.
www.xenu.net /archive/fischer/Bibliography.html   (594 words)

 The Pulp Zone - Fantasy Times Vol. 1, No. 6 - March 1949
Astounding is still being published today, having changed its name to Analog in the 60's.
In spite of the delays Super Science would be published in the U.S. and Canada until August 1951, then switching to Great Britain from 1950 to 1953.
The British New Worlds would be a success, with more than 200 issues until 1979, with a brief 5 issue U.S. run in the early 60's.
pwp.netcabo.pt /0256503202/ft/ft06.htm   (348 words)

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