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  Oersted - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The oersted is the CGS unit of magnetic induction.
Oersted is also name of the first Danish satellite, which was successfully launched into space on February 23, 1999.
The Oersted Medal recognizes notable contributions to the teaching of physics.
www.open-encyclopedia.com /Oersted   (111 words)

  
 Oersted, Hans Christian - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Oersted, Hans Christian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Oersted was born at Rudkøbing, Langeland, and studied at Copenhagen.
On his return, Oersted gave public lectures with great success, and was professor of physics at Copenhagen 1806–29, when he became director of the Polytechnic Institute in Copenhagen.
In 1822 Oersted turned to the compressibility of gases and liquids, devising a useful apparatus to determine compressibility.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Oersted%2c+Hans+Christian   (228 words)

  
 Oersted - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The magnetic field produced at the center of a plane circular coil of one turn and a radius of one centimetre, which carries a current of 1/2π amperes.
Oersted is the name of the first Danish satellite, which was successfully launched into space on February 23, 1999.
The Oersted Medal, named after Hans Christian Ørsted, recognizes notable contributions to the teaching of physics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oersted   (225 words)

  
 Oersted   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The magnetic field produced at the center of a plane circular induction coil of one turn and a radius of one centimetre,which carries a current of 1/2π amperes.
The main scientific objective of the spacecraftwas to map the Earth's magnetic field.
The Oersted Medal recognizes notable contributions tothe teaching of physics.
www.therfcc.org /oersted-116350.html   (112 words)

  
 Oersted   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In SI units, 1 oersted = 1000/(4π) A/m = about 79,577 A/m The unit is named after Hans Christian Ørsted who discovered electromagnetism in 1820.
---- Oersted is also the name of the first Danish satellite, which was successfully launched into space on February 23, 1999.
---- The Oersted Medal recognizes notable contributions to the teaching of physics.
oersted.ask.dyndns.dk   (164 words)

  
 Oersted paper on reforming the language of physics in Geometric Algebra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Oersted Medal Lecture 2002: Reforming the Mathematical Language of Physics (GA)
Oersted Medal Lecture 2002: Reforming the Mathematical Language of Physics
This is the sequel paper to the Oersted Medal Lecture 2002, and is a synopsis for GA for relativity and quantum mechanics:
modelingnts.la.asu.edu /html/Oersted-ReformingTheLanguage.html   (293 words)

  
 Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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The Fields Medal is the highest scientific award for mathematicians, The first Fields Medal was awarded in 1936 at the World Congress in Oslo.
The Pawsey Medal recognises the contributions to science in Australia by the late Dr JL Pawsey, FAA.
medal.link6.com   (1007 words)

  
 Case Western Reserve University
The AAPT established the Oersted Medal award, its most prestigious honor, in 1936.
Krauss will receive an inscribed medal, a $5,000 award, a certificate of honor, and travel expenses to the AAPT winter meeting in Miami Florida, where he will present a ceremonial lecture.
The Oersted Medal follows the 2000 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize from the American Physical Society, given for "a most outstanding contribution to physics" and the the 2001 Andrew W. Gemant Award from the American Institute of Physics for connecting science and culture.
admission.case.edu /admissions/news/news_story.asp?iNewsID=217&strBack=%2Fadmissions%2Fnews%2Fnews%5Farchive%2Easp   (302 words)

  
 Oersted Medal -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Oersted Medal -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The Oersted Medal recognizes notable contributions to the (The profession of a teacher) teaching of (The science of matter and energy and their interactions) physics.
It is named after (additional info and facts about Hans Christian Ørsted) Hans Christian Ørsted.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/o/oe/oersted_medal.htm   (61 words)

  
 01.11.2005 - Two UC Berkeley physicists honored at national physics teachers meeting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Eugene Commins, professor emeritus of physics, received the Oersted Medal on Monday, Jan. 10, at the association's annual meeting in Albuquerque, N.M., for his contributions to the advancement of physics teaching.
At the same session, Carlos Bustamante, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and UC Berkeley professor of molecular and cell biology, physics and chemistry, received the Richtmyer Award for conveying physics to public audiences.
Its most prestigious award, the Oersted Medal, is named after Hans Christian Oersted, a central figure in physics who in the 19th century discovered that electricity and magnetism are related.
www.berkeley.edu /news/media/releases/2005/01/11_aapt.shtml   (338 words)

  
 Rockefeller University - Newswire
Rockefeller University President Emeritus Torsten Wiesel received the Institute of Medicine’s David Rall Medal, it was announced today.
The medal is awarded annually to an IOM member who has demonstrated particularly distinguished leadership as chair of a study committee or other activity, showing commitment above and beyond the usual responsibilities of the position.
Rockefeller University’s Jeffrey M. Friedman, a molecular geneticist whose discovery of the hormone leptin and its role in regulating body weight has changed our understanding of the causes of human obesity, was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, it was announced today.
www.rockefeller.edu /pubinfo/dyson.nr.html   (1533 words)

  
 Carl Sagan / Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
He has played a leading role in the Mariner, Viking, and Voyager spacecraft expeditions to the planets, for which he received the NASA Medals for Exceptional Scientific Achievement and (twice) for Distinguished Public Service.
Once a research assistant of the Nobel Prize-winning geneticist H. Muller, his continuing research on the origin of life began in the 1950s.
Sagan has received the Pulitzer Prize, the Oersted Medal, and many other awards - including eighteen honorary degrees from American colleges and universities - for his contributions to science, literature, education, and the preservation of the environment.
www.cooperativeindividualism.org /saganbio.html   (238 words)

  
 The Oersted Medal
The Oersted Medal is the Association’s most prestigious award.
The recipient, who need not be active in AAPT, presents an address at the Ceremonial Session of the AAPT Winter Meeting.
A $10,000 award, an inscribed medal, travel expenses to the meeting, and a certificate are presented to the awardee.
www.aapt.org /Grants/oersted.cfm   (303 words)

  
 ASU Physics & Astronomy | News - Recent Awards, Distinctions, and Recognitions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Professor Emeritus David Hestenes was named the recipient of the American Association of Physics Teachers Oersted Medal for his contributions to physics education research.
Established in 1936, the Oersted Award recognizes notable contributions to the teaching of physics, and is the most prestigious award conferred by the American Association of Physics Teachers.
An outline description of his research work can be found here, and more details of the work, for which the award has been given, is described on his Modeling Instruction page.
phy.asu.edu /news/currentnews/fachonors.asp   (467 words)

  
 01.26.2005 - Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Eugene Commins, professor emeritus of physics, was honored by the American Association of Physics Teachers at its annual conference with its most prestigious award, the Oersted Medal, for his contributions to the advancement of physics teaching.
David Halpin will be researching “development of reconstitution assays for mitotic spindle assembly” under the sponsorship of Rebecca Heald, associate professor of cell and developmental biology; Paul Liu’s focus will be “exploring novel cell fate decisions and cell fate changes in Parhyale neuroblasts” under the sponsorship of Nipam Patel, professor of integrative biology.
The Potter Medal recognizes eminent achievement or distinguished service in the application of the science of thermodynamics in mechanical engineering.
www.berkeley.edu /news/berkeleyan/2005/01/26_awards.shtml   (888 words)

  
 Teaching Excellence
In 1972, Richard Feynman was awarded the Oersted Medal for his outstanding contributions to physics teaching at a national meeting of the American Physical Society.
It was so very clear why he, already a Nobel laureate, was awarded the Oersted Medal - for teaching - having so brilliantly modelled the process.
I saw Richard Feynman again fifteen years later - only three months before his death, and obviously very ill. The occasion was a physics teachers conference - his last professional meeting.
www.calpoly.edu /%7Erbrown/teaching.html   (1122 words)

  
 Reports to the President 1999-2000 / MIT Reports to the President 1999-2000
Mildred Dresselhaus was awarded the Nicholson Medal for Humanitarian Service from the American Physics Society and the Weizmann Women in Science Millennium Lifetime Achievement Award.
Jerome Friedman received the Presidential Medal from the Institute of Physics.
John King was awarded the Oersted Medal by the American Association of Physics Teachers.
web.mit.edu /annualreports/pres00/14.06.html   (1574 words)

  
 National Advisory Committee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
He was one of the key people in the Harvard Project Physics, a course taught in many high schools.
He won the Oersted Medal, a national award for physics teaching; was the first natural scientist named the National Endowment for the Humanities Jefferson Lecturer; and as co-producer has won two CINE Gold Eagle Awards for documentary film.
He is also a winner of the Oersted Medal.
www.its.caltech.edu /~tmu/mu_nac.htm   (380 words)

  
 American Journal of Physics Annual Index 1993
Frederick Reif: Recipient of the Robert A. Millikan Medal.
Erratum: "The World Around Us, E. Leonard Jossem's acceptance speech for the 1994 Oersted Medal presented by the American Association of Physics Teachers, 6 January 1994" [Am.
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants, Robert Beck Clark's acceptance speech for the 1995 Oersted Medal presented by the American Association of Physics Teachers, 17 January 1995.
www.th.physik.uni-frankfurt.de /~jr/toc/ajp95.html   (8664 words)

  
 Dr. David Goodstein
In 1995, he was named the Frank J. Gilloon Distinguished Teaching and Service Professor.
In 1999, Dr. Goodstein was awarded the Oersted Medal of the American Association of Physics Teachers, and in 2000, the John P. McGovern Medal of the Sigma Xi Society.
He has served on and chaired numerous scientific and academic panels, including the National Advisory Committee to the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate of the National Science Foundation.
www.caltech.edu /~goodstein   (239 words)

  
 Office of Public Affairs at Yale - News Release
Gibbs also wrote five papers on the electromagnetic theory of light, prepared classroom notes that eventually became the first English language work on modern vector analysis, and in 1902 published his Elementary Principles in Statistical Mechanics.
For his extraordinary achievements, Gibbs received some of the most prestigious awards of his time, including the Rumford Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1880 and the Copley Medal of the Royal Society of London in 1901.
In 1983, the renowned geneticist Barbara McClintock received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering genetic transposition.
www.yale.edu /opa/newsr/05-04-27-01.all.html   (970 words)

  
 David Hestenes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Hestenes has written several books about geometric algebra and its applications.
The American Association of Physics Teachers awarded him the Oersted Medal, that recognizes notable contributions to theteaching of physics (Oersted Medal Lecture).
He has been Principal Investigator of the USNational Science Foundation grants in Modeling Instruction at both the high school and collegelevels.
www.therfcc.org /david-hestenes-270258.html   (129 words)

  
 No Ordinary Genius: the Illustrated Richard Feynman
While at the Manhattan Project, he continued to practice his hobby of safecracking and wrote letters to his wife in code.
During the investigation of the Challenger explosion, he signed a letter to the head of the Presidential Committee reviewing the accident, of which he was a member, with a list of his accomplishments: "Commissioner Feynman, Nobel Prize, Einstein Award, Oersted Medal, and utter ignoramus about politics."
Especially in his work on physics, he felt that "I have to disregard everybody else, and then I can do my own work."
www.citypaper.net /articles/040496/article010.shtml   (297 words)

  
 "The Boundaries of Nature: Special & General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics, A Second Course in ...
"The Boundaries of Nature: Special and General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics, A Second Course in Physics:" Edwin F. Taylor's acceptance speech for the 1998 Oersted medal presented by the American Association of Physics Teachers, 6 January 1998
I look back with nostalgia to a time when Jerrold Zacharias convened world experts to help him start a new curricular project.
In one such meeting Zacharias assembled in a single room one Oersted Medal winner (himself) and seven future winners, along with one Nobel Prize winner and one future Nobel Laureate.
www.eftaylor.com /oersted/index.html   (6003 words)

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