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  Timeline of the Universe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It has been suggested that Timeline of the Big Bang be merged into this article or section.
This particular timeline of the Universe describes the events that have occurred and will occur according to prevailing scientific theory (specifically, the Big Bang theory).
Exponential timeline shows all history on one page in ten lines.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Timeline_of_the_Universe   (2591 words)

 Narrative-Breakdown of the Learning Technologies Timeline
            While scanning the events presented as part of the Learning Technologies Timeline, I couldn’t help but wonder whether there were patterns in the way the human society’s technology and know-how have developed.
  Timelines are made so that we can evaluate the past; this timeline is different in that we must also evaluate, or predict, the future.
  The timeline is perfectly accurate in portraying the past; the timeline is great at producing the present.
edfu.lis.uiuc.edu /~chip/projects/timeline/critique-cho.htm   (1361 words)

 Timeline of the Universe -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Most of these events are inferred from (additional info and facts about telescopic observation) telescopic observations, (A scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles) particle accelerator experiments, and (additional info and facts about mathematic) mathematical algorithms.
These models do not subscribe to the (A method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses) scientific method and define themselves on (Writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity) sacred texts instead.
The (additional info and facts about Timeline of the Universe) Timeline of the Universe is an explanation on prevailing scientific theory on the creation of the Universe; it's intended to be a scientific viewpoint on the origions and ultimate its fate.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/ti/timeline_of_the_universe.htm   (2736 words)

 Read about Timeline of the Universe at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Timeline of the Universe and learn about ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
These methods can reach deep into the past to tell us what occurred back then, but human beings are on their own when it comes to forecasting the future.
The Timeline of the Universe is an explanation on prevailing scientific theory on the creation of the Universe; it's intended to be a scientific viewpoint on the origions and ultimate its fate.
The ages of the Universe increase in length over time on an exponential scale, so each successive age is much longer in duration than the previous by many orders of magnitude.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Timeline_of_the_Universe   (2250 words)

 NOAA Magazine Online (Story 84)
The Climate TimeLine, which was developed by NOAA staff in Boulder, Colo., is scheduled for launch this year on March 27 during the National Science Teachers Association's National Convention.
The conceptual design for the Climate TimeLine is based on the "powers of 10" framework for temporal scaling and causal forcing put forth by J. Murray Mitchell of NOAA's former Environmental Data Service in his 1976 article "An Overview of Climatic Variability and Its Causal Mechanisms" in Quarternary Research.
In July of 2002, the prototype of the Climate TimeLine was evaluated by Elizabeth Grassi and Heather Smith from the University of Colorado's College of Education who interviewed, observed and surveyed undergraduate, high school and middle school students along with climate experts and science teachers.
www.magazine.noaa.gov /stories/mag84.htm   (1073 words)

 Timeline of Microcomputers
Apple is in fact a major investor in Exponential and the two have been doing joint development work on the chip, dubbed the X704.
Exponential is planning to ship its X704 processors in the second quarter running at 466-, 500-, and 533-MHz.
Exponential Technologies, the maker of high-performance processors slated for Macintosh computers, is closing its PowerPC operations.
members.fortunecity.com /pcmuseum/comphis9.html   (3091 words)

 The American Physical Society presents "A Century of Physics"
The committee's chair, Brian Schwartz, who was charged by the APS with the responsibility for producing the timeline, hired the creative team, found sponsors, and provided continued support for the project.
In addition, the posters will be displayed in the corridors of universities and colleges, in museums and libraries, in research laboratories, and in corporate offices as reminders of the intellectual excitement and profound technological significance of physics.
The timeline is also available for purchase by individuals at a cost of $35, including shipping for the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
timeline.aps.org /APS/WallChart.cfm   (1308 words)

 Limp-Asparagus Lad #34
The Exponential Man ate the sun less than a day ago, and the Looniearth is already beginning to freeze solid.
"The Exponential Man was first detected some thirty-eight hours ago, at a point on the far side of the sun and skewed slightly to one side." She taped a few keys on the consol before her and brought up an image on the display screen at the front of the room.
Even if the expansion of the Exponential Man were slow enough to actually allow time for it, this world would become uninhabitable for life as we know it within approximately another twenty-seven hours.
www.eyrie.org /~thad/blip/limpasparaguslad/lal34.html   (3068 words)

 frontline: loose nukes: Loose Nukes Timeline | PBS
The timeline includes summaries of the major cases of seizures of diverted weapons-usable nuclear materials to date.
Because energy is released each time the atom splits, this exponential chain reaction of energy release can quite quickly result in a nuclear explosion under the right conditions.
Moreover, as the cases listed in this timeline show, there have been enough incidents to show that it is possible for nuclear weapons materials to reach the fl market as well.
www2.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/nukes/timeline   (363 words)

 EcoFuture™ Population and Sustainability - Exponential Growth and The Rule of 70
The issues of the 21st Century are migration, aging, the youth bulge, urbanization, and all of the very new and very serious socio-economic-political consequences, as well as continued growth in the developing world and, of course, pressures on resources and the environment - global and local.
The use of natural logs arises from integrating the basic differential equation for exponential growth: dN/dt = rN, over the period from t=0 to t = the time period in question, where N is the quantity growing and r is the growth rate.
For the results to be accurate, all of these calculations assume that the growth rate remains unchanged throughout the interval in question, that is, that the growth is exponential at the average rate for the entire period.
www.ecofuture.org /pop/facts/exponential70.html   (1627 words)

Determine the growth or decay factor of an exponential function represented by an equation or a table of values.
Determine the growth or decay rate of an exponential function represented by an equation or a table of values.
Determine the inverse of an exponential function and of a logarithmic function.
cs.clackamas.cc.or.us /math/outlines/math095.htm   (527 words)

 Earth X Unoffical Timeline
2976 A.D. Guardians' Timeline: Charlie-27 is born on Jupiter and Martinex T'Naga is born on Pluto.
Assuming her timeline is concurrent with the real Earth, this is when it should hatch.
Kang and Immortus' timelines are split, ensuring that one variant of Kang will never become his future self.
members.aol.com /adamefrey/partxii.html   (1686 words)

 Logarithm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The others are the radical, which can be used to find b (b is the nth root of x), and the exponential function, which can be used to find x (x is the nth power of b).
The logarithm functions are the inverses of the exponential functions.
Logarithms convert multiplication to addition, division to subtraction (making them isomorphisms between the field operations), exponentiation to multiplication, and roots to division (making logarithms crucial to slide rule construction).
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/Logarithm.htm   (1629 words)

 Evolution - Multi-locus population genetics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
In the absence of selection and in an infinite random mating population, the amount of linkage disequilibrium undergoes exponential decay at a rate equal to the recombination rate between the two loci, as shown by the figure.
In other words, the difference between the actual frequency of a haplotype and its random proportion decreases each generation by a factor equal to the recombination rate between the loci.
Figure: recombination between the loci breaks down the linkage disequilibrium, which decays at an exponential rate equal to the recombination rate between the loci.
www.blackwellpublishing.com /ridley/tutorials/Multi-locus_population_genetics12.asp   (193 words)

 3.2 The Development of TCP/IP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Comer relates the exponentiality of the expansion in chart form, the numbers are reproduced here as the logarithmic plot in figure 3.8
This growth manifested itself as periods of lowered bandwidth and increased delays, and caused researchers at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories (LBL) to question the mechanism employed by the current implementation of TCP to combat congestion.
The exponential increase was enough to let TCP feel-out a connection's bandwidth and delay statistics while allowing the network to acclimate itself to the increase in load.
www.gweep.net /~rocko/mqp/node8.html   (2226 words)

 The Gothic Cathedral
Dominating the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, this is the style that was responsible for the earliest of the Gothic monuments.
Due in great part to the holy pilgrimages that were made during that time, these modest churches started small, yet grew at an exponential rate if and when given the opportunity.
It is during this time that the first steps are taken to bring the element of natural light into the building as a matter of design rather than for utilitarian purposes.
www.uwm.edu /~akademan/final/romanesque/roman.html   (135 words)

 math lessons - Timeline of the Universe
This Timeline of the Universe is a brief summary of the events that have taken place and will take place in the Universe as we know it.
This timeline does not attempt to replace other more detailed references, such as the timeline of the Big Bang, but rather it attempts to be a starting point to help those find more detailed information on the how the Universe has evolved and likely may evolve.
The timeline, while illustrated and detailed, can be somewhat misleading.
www.mathdaily.com /lessons/Timeline_of_the_Universe   (2261 words)

This means that it was very difficult for people to see this exponential growth, unless they studied history of technology.
If exponential thinking is right (which I believe it is), then this has huge effects on the way we should be planning and preparing for the future.
Finally, take a look at the Technology timeline by BT Exact Technologies, a very interesting list of the near future technology milestones and their expected impact on our world, organized by topic (e.g.
bit.csc.lsu.edu /~kosmas/future.html   (968 words)

 exponential setting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
It specifies whether or not a floating-point parameter should use exponential interpolation by default.
The exponential setting can only occur inside parameter blocks for float parameters.
If you want your formula to run on earlier versions of Ultra Fractal as well where the exponential setting was not available, test for the VER40 symbol, as shown in the example below.
www.ultrafractal.com /help/writing/reference/settings/exponential.html   (83 words)

 Artificial Intelligence Lecture, September 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
An analysis of the history of technology shows that technological change is exponential, contrary to the common-sense "intuitive linear" view.
So we won't experience 100 years of progress in the 21st century -- it will be more like 20,000 years of progress (at today's rate).
There's even exponential growth in the rate of exponential growth.
starbase.cs.trincoll.edu /~ram/aitalk   (457 words)

 Exponential assembly at Zyvex - Nanodot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Some Fat Guy writes "There is an interesting paper and Real Video animations on Exponential Assembly here: http://www.zyvex.com/Research/exponential.html The devices described are MEMS devices, but the concept scales down." CP: A more formal journal article from the Foresight Conference is linked to at the end.
I'm not sure this is true replication, all it is is assembling premade actuators, using other actuators.the article doesn't state how the actuators are made in the first place.
Also, I would very much want to be able to access a list of related (bottom-up nanotechnology) projects and their timelines - progress in Zyvex being an obvious example, the UNC.edu VR project being another.
nanodot.org /article.pl?sid=01/01/13/0030230&mode=thread&threshold=   (260 words)

 Nanotechnology: Timeline for Molecular Manufacturing
Then, following the simple math of exponential duplication, it's easy to see that within months millions or even billions of nanofactories conceivably could be in operation.
A key understanding of MNT is that it leads not just to improved products, but to a vastly improved and accelerated means of production.
The main question in estimating a timeline for fabricator development, then, is when it will be technically and politically feasible.
www.crnano.org /timeline.htm   (3167 words)

 Biology, Biology Wiki, biological Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Major events in the evolution of life, as biologists currently understand them, are summarized on this evolutionary timeline.
A phylogenetic tree of all living things, based on rRNA gene data, showing the separation of the three domains bacteria, archaea, and eukaryotes as described initially by Carl Woese.
The word itself is sometimes said to have been coined in 1800 by Karl Friedrich Burdach, but it appears in the title of Volume 3 of Michael Christoph Hanov's Philosophiae naturalis sive physicae dogmaticae: Geologia, biologia, phytologia generalis et dendrologia, published in 1766.
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Main_Page   (1652 words)

 Athens Academy Upper School Department: Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Timeline:  Weeks 9, 10, 11 and 12  (2 tests)
                                                -Be able to use the add-multiply property of exponential                                      functions to calculate many values quickly and to tell                                                        whether or not an exponential function is a suitable                                                    mathematical model for a given set of data
Timeline:  Weeks 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26    (2 tests)
www.athensacademy.org /instruct/upper/math/bfarmer/Algebra_II_CD.htm   (1525 words)

 ihodet Trond Kristiansen
This creates exponential growth in the number of re-usable learning objects that can be re-used and re-purposed in other courses by other faculty and students." Cool.
The timeline tool is a web based learning object template which allows an instructor to quickly construct an interactive timeline with audio and visual effects.
The finished timeline can serve as an re-useable learning object which can be easily distributed and shared over the web.
radio.weblogs.com /0122389/2003/11/28.html   (672 words)

 When will computer hardware match the human brain? by Hans Moravec
Exponential growth would show as a straight line, the upward curve indicates faster than exponential growth, or, equivalently, an accelerating rate of innovation.
It is as if an exponential number of computers, each starting with a different pattern in memory, were working on the problem simultaneously.
When the computation is finished, the memory cells are examined, and an answer emerges from the wavelike interference of all the possibilities.
www.transhumanist.com /volume1/moravec.htm   (6114 words)

 Lesson Plan and Homework   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Use properties of exponents to multiply exponential expressions.
We will also graph exponential functions using the graphing calculator.
They will record their results in a table and will graph the results as a scatter plot using the graphing calculator.
home.earthlink.net /~ghaynes13/Inman/Haynes2002_03/Algebra/March/Algebra1week3.htm   (467 words)

 Climate Timeline Information Tool
Drag your mouse over the Timeline below for a snapshot of the scientific processes (Climate Science) and events (Climate History) of each period or click on timescale for more.
If you find Climte TimeLine helpful in learning about climate change and variability, consider submitting a review to the Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE).
Climate TimeLine has been cited for excellence in science education by the NSTA SciLinks program, Eisenhower National Clearinghouse, and GEsource, the geography and environment hub the RDN, a collaboration of over seventy educational and research organisations, including the Natural History Museum and the British Library.
www.ngdc.noaa.gov /paleo/ctl   (221 words)

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