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  Science Quotes - The Quotations Page
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 one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before.
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)

 Physics Today May 2001
Science and technology studies was born as a field in the 1940s, with the laudable goal of enhancing public understanding of science in a society increasingly defined by rapidly evolving technology.
Much of the antagonism of the science wars can be traced to the well-established academic practice of stating one's views in extreme form to stir up a controversy and thereby attract the kind of attention that can actually enhance a career.
Craig McConnell is a historian of science currently working on the history of the development and popularization of modern cosmology, and also teaches science and technology studies as an assistant professor of liberal studies at California State University, Fullerton.
www.physicstoday.org /pt/vol-54/iss-5/p57.html   (1276 words)

 Plant Science Bulletin - April 1962, Volume 8, Issue 1
The growth of botanical science in the United States paralleled that in Europe, and progressed from studies mostly concerned with plant systematics to include studies in function, form, and variability in plants.
From simple beginnings, the plant sciences in the Land-Grant colleges expanded into several fields in the early part of the twentieth century to include morphology, physiology, genetics, plant pathology, and microbiology, and the allied agricultural pursuits of horticulture, forestry, agronomy, and soil science.
The presence of food and fiber surpluses owing to the unique application of science to produce high yields, complicated by political and economic manipulation, along with the inability of urban industry to employ all of the superfluous farm workers, are the combined forces that jeopardize the continued, generous support of the Land-Grant system.
www.botany.org /PlantScienceBulletin/psb-1962-8-1.php   (10206 words)

 1962 in science -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The year 1962 in (A particular branch of scientific knowledge) science and (The practical application of science to commerce or industry) technology included many events, some of which are listed below.
January 26 - (additional info and facts about Ranger 3) Ranger 3 is launched to study the (Any natural satellite of a planet) Moon.
(The science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions) Chemistry - (English biochemist (born in Austria); studied the molecular structure of blood (1914-2002)) Max Ferdinand Perutz, (additional info and facts about John Cowdery Kendrew) John Cowdery Kendrew
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1962_in_science.htm   (452 words)

 Content and Context: The Humanities and Social Sciences of Rice - Social Sciences
The department ranks third in the amount of money received from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for political science research and is number one in the amount of NSF funds received for doctoral dissertations.
Current research includes the development of formal models to explain foreign policy decisions, computer simulation to study defense spending, and the politics of emerging democracies, all of which are especially germane to understanding today’s political landscape and formulating appropriate public policy.
In addition, there is frequent, in-depth crossover between the political science department, the economics department, and Rice’s James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy to produce research on international oil policy, urban economic development, the containment of international terrorism, and other issues.
www.rice.edu /sallyport/2003/spring/features/contentandcontext/politicalscience.html   (304 words)

 Plant Science Bulletin - December 1962, Volume 8, Issue 4
Even that part of biology known classically as botany is extremely diverse and is itself now separated—in one kind of institution or another—into a great variety of narrow areas of specialization, almost all of which have independent existence only be-cause of their economic importance.
However, agreement was reached by the representatives of the Plant Science Societies on the Governing Board of the A.I.B.S. to meet as a group during the annual A.I.B.S. meetings to consider mutual problems.
It is further recommended that each of the Plant Science Societies that is a non-member of the A.I.B.S. be invited to send a representative to the meetings of the Council.
www.botany.org /PlantScienceBulletin/psb-1962-8-4.php   (6798 words)

 POPULAR SCIENCE DECEMBER 1962 ARCHIVE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Recurrently, this approach is suggested as an inexpensive way of constructing lunar bases, Mars mission modules, and space station compartments.
The December 1962 issue of Popular Science featured the concept on its cover.
Notice, the thruster firing on the perimeter of the "inner-tube" space station.
www.jsc.nasa.gov /er/seh/psdec62.html   (111 words)

 1962/1962 National Science Foundation Academic Year Fellowship
As a result of Sputnic there was a push to improve the teaching of science and mathematics in the late 50's and early 60's.
Out of this effort there were several academic year fellowships given out by the leading universities in addition to many many summer institutes.
In 1962 knowledge of technology was of value.
www.users.nwark.com /~rcmahq/jclark/nsfayi.htm   (641 words)

 Annotated Bibliography of Futures Studies books and articles
Evolution is the flow of the genetic, the social and the exosomatic.
While not an entry into critical futures studies, he is certainly aware of the epistemological debates and thus his book is not a unidimensional forecasting or planning primer.
Tells the history of the social sciences, what turns were taken, what was missed.
www.metafuture.org /bio.htm   (7020 words)

 Computer Science: History
The Department of Computer science at the University of Wales Swansea is one of the UK's leading centres for Computer Science education.
Computer science was established as a field of undergraduate study in 1967, and today we offer a range of single and joint-honours degree programmes.
In 2000 the Department moved into newly-renovated accommodation at the heart of the University campus.
www.swan.ac.uk /compsci/dept/history.html   (145 words)

 Spacecraft launched in 1962   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The final 101B flight; although some reports say that the 101 program was cancelled in 1961, the orbital characteristics of SAMOS 6, the launch photo and the Agena serial number (2204) place it firmly with the rest of the 101B satellites.
On 8 May 1962, NASA proceed to the first test of a new launch vehicle: the Atlas-Centaur.
Differences included (1) changing the surface thermal coatings to achieve a cooler internal spacecraft environment, (2) modifying the sensing system so the satellite temperature could be measured accurately as the batteries decayed, and (3) lowering the transmitter power output to 100 mW to extend the life of the onboard battery.
www.sciencepresse.qc.ca /clafleur/Spacecrafts-1962.html   (4414 words)

 A Science Odyssey: People and Discoveries: Rachel Carson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
After completing her degrees in 1932, she wrote science articles for newspapers and worked at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.
She was a quiet, private person, fascinated with the workings of nature from a scientific and aesthetic point of view.
Her science and nature writing was serialized in magazines, and she had a devoted following.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/aso/databank/entries/btcars.html   (545 words)

 GALLERY OF SCIENCE SERVICE PUBLICATIONS (1962-1974)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
CAPE CANAVERAL by Lt. Walter Ryland, U.S. Air Force, published by Nelson Doubleday, Inc. in 1962, dealt with the history of Cape Canaveral, and how rockets were processed and launched.
The booklet was published in 1962 before these plans were approved.
The approach for landing men on the moon set forth in MAN IN SPACE was never implemented.
www.jsc.nasa.gov /er/seh/sciser.html   (86 words)

Here are 142 hot links to Magazines, on-line magazines, and bibliographic indices (indexes) to Science Fiction magazines, and/or e-mail addresses of their editors,as well as information on pulp magazine characters and graphics; plus brief notes on 413 magazines which do not appear to be on the Web.
SF EYE: The EYE is best known as the house organ of the cyberpunks, a 'zine founded nearly ten years ago for the purpose of publishing criticism and art related to cutting edge SF (and anything else interesting to the c-punkish).
Landsberg then proceeded to convince Hal Clement to write a science column for the magazine, and Harlan Ellison to write a writing column (Ellison was apparently convinced to sign on by Landsberg's chutzpah in even daring to ask him to contribute).
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateSF/magazines.html   (7811 words)

 Mimi R. Wallace to lead SIU Alumni Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Mimi Rosenblum Wallace of Beverly Hills, Calif., a 1962 political science graduate with a minor in speech, became president of the Southern Illinois University Alumni Association National Board of Directors July 1.
She was elected at the board's spring meeting in April and will serve a one-year term.
"She has dedicated herself to our alma mater since the day she left campus in 1962 and is deserving of the confidence alumni members have demonstrated by electing her president of the SIU Alumni Association.
news.siu.edu /news/July03/071403p3151.html   (381 words)

 Bibliography of Brian J Ford
BJF, 1962, Science and You: Now There is a Chance in the Cancer Fight, South Wales Echo, 12 January.
BJF, 1962, Science and You: Smallpox Stampede, South Wales Echo, 23 January.
BJF, 1962, Science and You: Tree that Didn't Die, South Wales Echo, 13 April 1963.
www.sciences.demon.co.uk /wbib62.htm   (589 words)

 IU Archives Coll. #166   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Fry was appointed dean shortly after the School of Education's Division of Library Science became the Graduate Library School in 1967.
Fry also initiated The Research Center for Library and Information Science, which produced major studies for the National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Education.
September 11-13, 1962 Note: In the the folder entitled, "Speeches".
www.indiana.edu /~libarch/Personal/166pers.html   (2552 words)

 A Science Odyssey: People and Discoveries: Niels Bohr
Niels Bohr was born and educated in Copenhagen, Denmark.
But his mark on science and history was worldwide.
The institute he headed is now named for him, and he helped found CERN, Europe's great particle accelerator and research station.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/aso/databank/entries/bpbohr.html   (705 words)

 About the Mechanical Engineering and Material Science Dept.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Department is part of the George R. Brown School of Engineering.
Our goal is to prepare leaders educated in the fundamental science and technology of the basic disciplines of Mechanical Engineering and of Material Science and Engineering.
The Mechanical Engineering Department was created one year after the 1912 opening of the University which at the time was known as the Rice Institute.
www.mems.rice.edu /aboutus   (176 words)

2002 Charles Sheffield, science and science fiction writer, Starfire, dies at 67
1996 Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science, dies at 80
1708 Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology, Acad of Science
www.brainyhistory.com /topics/s/science.html   (682 words)

 BBC - Science & Nature - Dinosaurs
You are here: BBC > Science and Nature > Prehistoric Life > Redesign
Science has moved on, and our older content was starting to become out of date.
This means that a lot of our content has moved, and some of our older pages have been removed altogether.
www.bbc.co.uk /beasts/evidence/prog1/page5.shtml   (550 words)

 Engineering Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
MCC offered its first program in Engineering Science in 1962, one year after its founding.
Today, more than 300 students are majoring in Engineering Science at MCC with plans to transfer to engineering colleges like RIT, SUNY Buffalo, Binghamton, RPI, U of R, and Clarkson.
The relatively small number of majors means the MCC's Engineering students (Engineering Science students) have a lot of contact with faculty.
www.monroecc.edu /depts/eng&phy/fyi.htm   (249 words)

 1962 Chevy Products   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
CHEVROLET 1962 Brochure ~ Impala Nova + Chevy Orig!
1962 1963 1964 Chevy II Nova Frt Arm Rest Bases Pr 62
ancientred.com /1962chevy.html   (308 words)

 Guide to the International Congress of the History of Science records,1962
International Congress of the History of Science records, 1962.
International Congress of the History of Science records, #14-17-645.
IV - Science in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
rmc.library.cornell.edu /EAD/htmldocs/RMA00645.html   (202 words)

 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation 1962 Fellows Page
William Sefton Fyfe, Dean of Science; Emeritus Professor of Geology, University of Western Ontario: 1962, 1983.
Barnard Hewitt, Professor of Theatre and of Speech, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: 1962.
Mario H. Ricardi Salinas, Director, Herbarium, Faculty of Forestry Sciences, University of the Andes, Mérida: 1962.
www.gf.org /62fellow.html   (2317 words)

 VICMART.COM 1962 Bulgaria Arts & Science GOLD medal XRARE in > Modern medals > Medals > Militaria - antiques, antique, ...
This is the George / Georgi Dimitrov Bulgarian Communist 1962 - 1964 issue of the Dimitrov Laureate / Laureatte solid gold medal for Arts and Science - 1st Class.
The medal is solid 14 karat gold and weighs about 25 grams of gold also marked at top of the rim near the hook.
The medal was awarded to people of art and science and only about 20 persons have received this 1962-64 issue and no information BUT even less number of people out of those 20 have received the heavier type - probably 4 or 5 persons.
www.vicmart.com /ext/en/exrw/item=1732   (1687 words)

 Davis Bobrow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
PhD, 1962, political science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; BA, 1958, philosophy-politics-economics, Queen's College, Oxford University; BA, 1956, communication, University of Chicago; BA, 1955, general education, The College, University of Chicago.
Defense Science Board, Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1972-95.
Any comments on the contents of these pages should be directed to the authors.
www.gspia.pitt.edu /faculty/fac_bobrow.html   (198 words)

 LPL Preprints and Publications: 1999
Science has 1930- [Q11.S502]; also available at KPNO
Science has 1963- [QB1.A2884]; also available at KPNO and Steward
Science has 1962- [QB1.A85]; also available at KPNO and Steward
www.lpl.arizona.edu /~lmartin/save/journals.html   (553 words)

 Stories, Listed by Author   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Umbral Anthology of Science Fiction Poetry, ed.
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year, ed.
The Science Fiction of Mark Clifton, Mark Clifton, Southern Illinois University Press 1980
users.ev1.net /~homeville/isfac/s163.htm   (1112 words)

 1962   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
1959 1960 1961 - 1962 - 1963 1964 1965
November 30 - Bo Jackson, American football and baseball star
November 30 - Daniel Keys Moran, science fiction writer
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