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  Science Journal -- Spring 2002 -- Alumni and Philanthropy News
She is a member of the Eberly College of Science Campaign Committee and serves on the Science B.S./M.B.A. advisory panel.
The Outstanding Science Alumni Award was established by the Board of Directors in 1996 to recognize and reward outstanding science alumni for their success as leaders in science and for the impact they have had and will continue to have on society and their professions.
The Eberly College of Science established this new lecture series to recognize the generous philanthropic support of the Eberly family of Uniontown, Pennsylvania, and to raise awareness of timely science topics and issues.
www.science.psu.edu /journal/Spr2002/Alum-Sp02.htm   (3377 words)

 Prime Minister's Speeches - 2002 - Science Matters
Second, science is posing hard questions of moral judgement and of practical concern, which, if addressed in the wrong way, can lead to prejudice against science, which I believe would be profoundly damaging.
Science is a central part, not a separate part, of our common culture, together with art, history, the social sciences and the humanities.
Science is also at the heart of our programme to develop the potential of the very brightest pupils through the Academy for Gifted and Talented pupils at Warwick University, which will open next year.
www.number-10.gov.uk /output/Page1715.asp   (4588 words)

 October 25, 2002 - Veterinary Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is a follow-up trial to two projects conducted in April, May and June, 2002.
For 10 days the mares were fed ETC that were collected in Spring 2002 and stored frozen, ETC stored frozen that were subsequently autoclaved, or gypsy moth caterpillars (GMC) that had been stored frozen.
The caterpillars were mixed with sweetened oats or sweet-feed (not containing mycotoxin binders), and mares were fed individually from feed buckets.
www.uky.edu /Agriculture/VetScience/mrls/2002/release102502.html   (382 words)

 Office of Science - Feature Articles - 2002 National Science Bowl® Champion: Thomas Jefferson High School for ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The short answer was "96 percent"—to a question on genetics that clinched the 2002 National Science Bowl® championship for the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology team from Alexandria, Virginia.
The Department of Energy created the National Science Bowl® in 1991 to encourage high school students to excel in math and science and to pursue careers in these fields.
The Department of Energy's National Science Bowl® is a highly publicized academic competition among teams of high school students who answer questions on scientific topics in astronomy, biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, earth, computer and general science.
www.er.doe.gov /Science_News/feature_articles_2002/May/Science_Bowl/PF_Science-Bowl-2002.htm   (722 words)

 2002 Science Fair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If the students have participated in a local science fair at their schools, we expect the school to send us only students who have received superior ratings at the local science fair.
A 2002 Entry Form of the Southeast District completed in fl ink with legible printed names and signatures of the student and a parent or a guardian.
A "Consent and Release Agreement" of the Ohio Academy of Science completed and signed by the student and by the parent or guardian of the student.
www.ohiou.edu /scifair/2002.htm   (2336 words)

 Earth Science Photos - 2002
On July 14, 2002, Super Typhoon Halong was east of Taiwan (left edge) in the western Pacific Ocean.
As of Thursday morning, May 30, 2002, Hurricane Alma was a Category 2 hurricane, with sustained winds up to 110 miles per hour and gusts up to 135 miles per hour.
These images of before and after the flooding at the junction of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers were captured by MODIS on April 25 and May 18, 2002.
www.gsfc.nasa.gov /indepth/photos_earth2002.html   (1896 words)

 2002 FDA Science Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For the 2002 FDA Science Forum, scheduled for February 20–21, 2002, at the Washington Convention Center, in Washington, DC, USA, Bradford indicates that AOAC will play a significant role by cooperating in a session on botanicals.
Billed for 2002 as "FDA: Building a Multidiscplinary Foundation," the forum is expected to attract about 1,000 registrations, and address a number of issues of common concern to regulators and the regulated industries.
An integral part of next year's science forum will be interactive breakout sessions with in depth discussions on the importance of research, review, policy, and regulation in the development of FDA's public health policies related to regulated products.
www.aoac.org /pubs/storyarchives/FDA_Science_Forum.htm   (460 words)

 2002 in science -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The year 2002 in (A particular branch of scientific knowledge) science and (The practical application of science to commerce or industry) technology involved many events, some of which are included below.
April 18 - New order of (Small air-breathing arthropod) insects, (An order of insect identified in 2002 in a 45 million year old piece of amber from the Baltic region) Mantophasmatodea, announced.
(The science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions) Chemistry
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/2/20/2002_in_science.htm   (977 words)

 Elementary Science Olympiad 2002: Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Elementary Science Olympiad offers a unique opportunity for your students to test their creative and cooperative skills, interact with other motivated students, and expand their minds with science.
Elementary Science Olympiad teams are comprised of up to 24 upper elementary students who compete in a series of individual and team events which participants prepare for prior to the tournament.
How Do You Spell Science - Students will be asked to spell words from the earth, life, and physical sciences and give a definition of the word spelled.
www.esoatjhs.org /details2002.html   (1657 words)

 SCI-BYTES: Russian Science, 1998-2002
Russia's world share of science and social-science papers over a recent five-year period, expressed as a percentage of papers in each of 21 fields in the ISI database.
As the right-hand column shows, the citations-per-paper (impact) average for physics papers from Russia during 1998-2002 was 29% below the world impact figure in that field (2.58 citations per paper for Russia, versus a world figure of 3.64 cites per paper).
While the impact of Russian research has yet to match the world average in any of the fields shown, performance was comparatively strong in pharmacology (96% of the world average, or just 4% below), mathematics (65% of the world average), and immunology (62% of the world mark).
www.in-cites.com /research/2003/august_18_2003-1.html   (300 words)

 K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2000-2002: Military Science
Military science courses are credit-awarding courses and fulfill elective credit requirements in any degree program.
The military science curriculum consists of the basic course, normally completed during the freshman and sophomore years, and the advanced course, oriented toward the junior and senior years.
Application should be made to the Department of Military Science early in the spring semester.
courses.k-state.edu /catalog/undergraduate/2000-2002/as/msci.html   (1448 words)

 2002 FDA Science Forum & Scientific Awards Program Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Washington, DC Poster Session Abstracts for the 2002 FDA Science Forum.
Instructions for Poster Presenters for the 2002 FDA Science Forum.
FDA's Science Forum Page: links to Internet broadcasts of Forum sessions, poster abstracts, and a list of achievement awards presented at the Forum.
www.cfsan.fda.gov /~frf/sxsfin02.html   (186 words)

 Ig Nobel Prize 2002- Popular Science Net
The Ig Nobel Prizes 2002, announced Thursday, are awarded annually at Harvard University as a spoof of the Nobel ceremony.
The Igs are organized by the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research (AIR), and co-sponsored by: the Harvard Computer Society; the Harvard-Radcliffe Science Fiction Association; the Harvard-Radcliffe Society of Physics Students.
"Science is too human, too much fun, and too important not to laugh at it." The Annals of Improbable Research (and its predecessor, the Journal of Irreproducible Results) has been making fun of science and scientists for...
www.dickran.net /nobel/ignobel2002.html   (725 words)

 Six reporters named to receive 2002 AAAS Science Journalism Awards
Six reporters were named to receive AAAS Science Journalism Awards this year, recognizing exemplary communications efforts, completed between July 1, 2001 and June 30, 2002, on behalf of large and small newspapers, magazines, television, radio, and online media outlets.
The AAAS Science Journalism Awards program, established in 1945, "helps to foster the public's understanding and appreciation of science, by promoting best practices in journalism," noted Alan I. Leshner, chief executive officer at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and executive publisher of its journal, Science.
Founded in 1848, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), http://www.aaas.org, has worked to advance science for human well-being through its projects, programs, and publications, in the areas of science policy, science education and international scientific cooperation.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2002-11/aaft-srn111302.php   (1279 words)

 Roundup of Recent Science Discoveries, 2002
In July 2002, an international team led by French paleontologist Michel Brunet announced the discovery of a humanlike skull that may be up to seven million years old, twice as old as any others found.
In Jan. 2002, after three years of experiments, the team at Kinki University in Osaka, Japan, announced that it has two generations of pigs that sport the spinach gene.
In July 2002 scientists at Hershey Foods confirmed that brown stains on a 2,600-year-old Mayan pot found in northern Belize were traces of a cocoa beverage.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0905090.html   (1988 words)

 SCI-BYTES: South Korean Science, 1998-2002
South Korea's world share of science and social-science papers over a recent five-year period, expressed as a percentage of papers in each of 20 fields in the Thomson ISI database.
Between 1998 and 2002, Thomson ISI indexed 63,452 papers that listed at least one author address in South Korea.
SOURCE: National Science Indicators, 1981-2001 (containing listings of output and citation statistics for more than 170 countries; available in standard and deluxe versions from the Research Services Group.
in-cites.com /research/2004/january_5_2004-1.html   (240 words)

 CALFED Science Fellows 2002
The purpose of the CALFED Science Program is to provide a comprehensive framework and develop new information and scientific interpretations necessary to implement, monitor, and evaluate the success of the CALFED Program (including all program components), and to communicate to managers and the public the state of knowledge of issues critical to achieving CALFED goals.
The CALFED Science Program is initiating a fellows program for graduate doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers who are working in the fields of hydrodynamics, geomorphology, biogeochemistry, fish ecology, and aquatic ecology.
The CALFED Science Program, in cooperation with the California Sea Grant College Program, is seeking applications from qualified individuals to compete for fellowship opportunities in 2002.
www-csgc.ucsd.edu /EDUCATION/CALFED/CALFED_Fellows.html   (2699 words)

The maps represent a milestone in the use of satellite data for creating a long-term fire record that is crucial for understanding the impact of fire on life and climate.
Since a July 2002 United Nations study estimates that 80% of the world's population will live in cities by 2025, a better understanding of the impact of urban land use change on Earth's water cycle system is vital.
Research published in the September 27, 2002 issue of SCIENCE magazine highlights the 'Asian Brown Cloud' and singles out soot for intensifying floods and droughts in China and India.
www.gsfc.nasa.gov /topstory/2002earthresource.html   (3236 words)

 NSTA - Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12: 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Join these amazing women and share the science they investigate inside this subterranean world, as well as the experiences that led them to science and caving.
Although some titles are appropriate for more than one category, the books have been placed where their usefulness in science education appears greatest.
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) is an organization of science education professionals and has as its purpose the stimulation, improvement, and coordination of science teaching and learning.
www.nsta.org /ostbs02   (2823 words)

 The 2002 Series GED Science Test   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The 2002 Series GED Science Test has been revised in several major areas but has not eliminated subject matter covered in the 1988 series.
The 2002 Series GED Science Test contains an increased focus in environmental and health topics (e.g., recycling, heredity, prevention of disease, pollution, and climate), and an increased emphasis on science relevant to everyday life.
The 2002 Series GED Science Test has increased the number of single questions and decreased the number of passage sets, permitting a wider coverage of science topics.
www.sabes.org /resources/fieldnotes/vol12/f22calec.htm   (347 words)

 Popular Science
But over the years, the analogies themselves have acquired the status of fundamental truth for the lay public and are bandied about as common clich├ęs.
Sandwiched in between Newton and the twentieth century behemoths of relativity and quantum mechanics is the science of thermodynamics.
What is not good science is using shibboleths from science to explain things that are clearly unrelated to the physical principles that underlie those shibboleths.
www-128.ibm.com /developerworks/rational/library/2874.html   (5170 words)

 Euroweb 2002 Conference - The Web and the GRID: from e-science to e-business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
EuroWeb 2002 will be a major international forum at which research on GRIDs, Web Services and the Semantic Web was presented.
EuroWeb 2002 follows on from the success of the EuroWeb 2001, which was held in Pisa in December, 2001 on the topic of the web in public administration.
The conference received 65 submitted papers so the standard of those selected by the International Programme Committee for presentation at Euroweb 2002 is very high with over two thirds of submissions rejected.
www.w3c.rl.ac.uk /Euroweb   (390 words)

 UC Riverside 2001-2002 - Computer Science
The Computer Science major has been designed to provide the student with a broad background in science and humanities and to provide an understanding of fundamental principles of computing and modern computing technology.
Exceptions to Computer Science course requirements must be approved by the Computer Science and Engineering undergraduate advisor or chair, and exceptions to the Business Administration course requirements must be approved by the Graduate School of Management dean.
The first stage is the qualifying process, during which students must demonstrate the necessary intellectual ability and mastery of an appropriate body of knowledge to undertake a major independent research project in their chosen specialty area.
www.catalog.ucr.edu /2001-02/cs.html   (4212 words)

 Bioastronomy 2002 reef science
It is perhaps the only place on Earth where thousands of visitors can be at any one time, yet you can sail alone on the gentle trade winds, picnic on your own beach on islands untouched by development of any kind and anchor in inlets that look like Norwegian fjords.
Wherever you go you are surrounded by the science of nature itself.
The real drawcard is the Great Barrier Reef that hugs this mostly national park island chain and the incredibly diverse wildlife.
aca.mq.edu.au /bioastronomy/files/reefscience.htm   (1108 words)

 November 8, 2002, Hour One: Evolution in the Classroom
The Ohio Board of Education recently revised its science standards to include criticisms of evolutionary theory in biology classes in the state's public schools.
In this hour of Science Friday, we'll talk with some of the people who spoke at the Ohio Board of Education meeting, arguing both for and against the teaching of alternative theories to evolution in Ohio schools.
"Science and Evidence for Design in the Universe" by Stephen Meyer.
www.sciencefriday.com /pages/2002/Nov/hour1_110802.html   (273 words)

 2002-2003 Science Planning Summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Scientific research at the station falls into the general disciplines of upper-atmosphere physics, meteorology, earth sciences, geophysics, glaciology, biomedicine, and astrophysics.
The New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing, which had augmented VXE-6 since 1988, became the sole USAP provider of LC-130 aircraft support, beginning with the 1999/2000 field season.
The operational opening consists of station turnover duties between the incoming and outgoing support crew in preparation for the upcoming summer activities.
www.polar.org /science/SciPlanSummaries/sps102002/pole.htm   (439 words)

 ipedia.com: 2002 in science Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The year 2002 CE in science and technology involved many events, some of which are included below.
See also: 2001 in science, other events of 2002.
November 2 - Charles Sheffield (67), science fiction author and physicist.
www.ipedia.com /2002_in_science.html   (466 words)

 International Public Science Day 2002
The International Public Science Day program fosters an increase in the public understanding of science by facilitating partnerships between formal and informal science institutions.
A solid foundation in science education empowers learners of all ages.
Together, the science center and school select a third partner (high school, college/university, local scientist, hospital, local industry, or similar entity.) That three-way partnership becomes a participating team.
fi.edu /psd2002   (894 words)

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