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  • Albert Einstein Essay 21

    Albert Einstein Of all the scientists to emerge from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries there is one whose name is known by almost all living people. While most of these do not understand this man's work, everyone knows that its impact on the world of science is astonishing. Yes, many hav

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  • Alfred Binet

    Alfred Binet The following essay offers both a short biography of Psychologist Alfred Binet and a present day practical application using the theory from which Binet developed his Intelligence test. Alfred Binet, born in Nice, France, on the eleventh of July, whose mother was an artist and whose

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  • Historians

    Historians Name: Stephanie Amar Student #: 9532080 Teacher: Mr. A. Dalfen Date: March 10, 1997 "Professional historians spend their lives pursuing the meaning of the past for the present." Everything that exists in today's world has some origin coming from the past. Everything that exists toda

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  • Biography of Arthur Clarke

    Biography of Arthur Clarke Arthur C. Clarke, a science fiction author, has had a very interesting life. Arthur was born on December 16, 1917, in Minehead, England. He was the oldest of four children. His two brothers were Frederick and Michael, and his sister's name was Mary. As a child, he en

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  • Paul Ehrlich

    I. A World To Change Everyone on this earth has to be grateful to Paul Ehrlich because he made so many advances in medical research. Our life expectancy rate would still be around forty years if Ehrlich hadn't been interested in chemistry and biology as a young boy. If Ehrlich hadn't combined

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  • Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev

    By: XTCgoddess Dmitri Mendeleev was one of the most famous modern-day scientists of all time who contributed greatly to the world's fields of science, technology, and politics. He helped modernize the world and set it farther ahead into the future. Mendeleev also made studying chemistry easier,

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  • Omar Khayyam the Enigma

    PROLOGUE Omar Kahyyam was primarily a mathematician and an astronomer. He was an extremely intelligent individual who wrote many theories in physics and metaphysics. He is also attributed with the reformation of the Persian calender with seven other great intellects to create a calender more ac

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  • Faustus

    "Out of ancient myth of the magician who sells his soul to the Devil for occult powers, Marlowe has fashioned a veritable fable of Renaissance man" (Source 5 113). The goal of any true renaissance man is to improve himself. This goal may border on heresy, as it leads to a man trying to occupy th

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  • Dna Replication

    DNA REPLICATION WHAT IS DNA? DNA is a molecule that has a repeating chain of identical five-carbon sugars (polymers) linked together from head to tail. It is composed of four ring shaped organic bases (nucleotides) which are Adenine (A), Guanine (G), Cytosine (C) and Thymine (T). It has a

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  • Gulf War Syndrome

    Gulf War Syndrome The Gulf War Syndrome was identified after the Gulf War in 1991. Thousands of troops from the US, British, and Canadian developed symptoms after the war. This Syndrome has been researched since the end of the Gulf War and still not all the answers have been found. Not only have

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  • A Brief Overview of Psychedelics

    Introduction: Throughout human history people have sought experiences that somehow transcend every day life. Some sort of wisdom that might progress their knowledge of self and of the world that they live in. For some reason they believed that the tangible world just could not be all there is to l

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  • Margaret Thatcher

    Margaret Hilda Thatcher is the first woman to have held the office of prime minister in Great Britain. She was born Margaret Hilda Roberts in Grantham, Lincolnshire and educated at the University of Oxford, where she earned degrees in chemistry. After graduation she worked as a research chemist fr

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  • John D. Rockefeller

    John Davison Rockefeller (July 8, 1839 - May 23, 1937) was the guiding force behind the creation and development of the Standard Oil Company, which grew to dominate the oil industry and became one of the first big trusts in the United States, thus engendering much controversy and opposition regardin

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  • Kurt Vonnegut

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. is a contemporary American author whose works have been described by Richard Giannone as "comic masks covering the tragic farce that is our contemporary life" (Draper, 3784). Vonnegut's life has had a number of significannot influences on his works. Influences from his personal p

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  • Talcott Parsons

    <b>Introduction</b><br>Of his time, Talcott Parsons (1902-1979) was considered the most admired American sociologist. Parsons was bread into a well-to-do family and was given a strong educational foundation as a child. Starting as a biologist, Parsons felt out of place and transferred to economics a

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  • What Drives History?

    <i>"History is the Essence of Innumerable Biographies" -Thomas Carlyle</i><br><br>What drives history? Before we answer this question, we must go deeper and answer a more important question: What is history? History is, simply, all of the events, ideas, people, and occurrences that have existed in t

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  • Internet: a Medium or a Message?

    <center><b><a href="http://www.geocities.com/vaksam/">Sam Vaknin's Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites</a></b></center> <br> <br><b>The State of the Net: An Interim Report about the Future of the Internet</b> <br> <br>Who are the participants who constitute the Internet?

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  • Future Perfect

    <center><a href="http://www.geocities.com/vaksam/">Sam Vaknin's Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites</a></center> <br> <br>Many futurologists - professional (Toffler) and less so (Naisbitt) - tried their hand at predicting the future. They proved quite successful at predic

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  • Cloning

    Research Paper on Cloning We have seen comic material in the movies and on television. The entertainment industry usually shows it in a humorous situation such as Danny Devito and Arnold Schwannager as genetically engineered twins while Michael Keaton was duplicated to make his life easier.

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  • Agony and the Ecstacy

    The Agony and the Ecstacy depicts Michelangelo's struggle to become the embodiment of Renaissance humanism. In the course of the novel Michelangelo must overcome the interference of his family, religious dogma, political intrigue, papal patronage, military campaigns, and artistic jealousy to reali

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  • Olaudah Equiano

    An ironsmith, ship steward, crewman, cook, clerk, navigator, amateur scientist, and even a hairdresser. These are all jobs that Olaudah Equiano held during his lifetime. He has been called the "most influential African writer in both Africa, America and Britain before the Civil War", and was born in

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  • Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin-Scientist and Inventor Benjamin Franklin has influenced American technology, and indirectly, lifestyles by using his proficiencies and intelligence to conduct numerous experiments, arrive at theories, and produce several inventions. Franklin's scientific and analytical mind

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  • The Birth of Computer Programming (Ada Augusta Byron King, Countess of

    In a world of men, for men, and made by men, there were a lucky few women who could stand up and be noticed. In the early nineteenth century, Lovelace Augusta Byron King, Countess of Lovelace, made her mark among the world of men that has influenced even today's world. She was the "Enchantress of

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  • Joseph Henry

    Joseph Henry Joseph Henry lived from 1797 to 1878. Of Scottish decent, Henry was a son of a day laborer in Albany, New York. He was sent to live with his grandmother as a small boy in a village about 40 miles from Albany. At the age of thirteen, be became apprenticed to a watchmaker. He then

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  • Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb

    Julius Robert Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb J. Robert Oppenheimer was a brilliant physicist and known as the "Father of the Atomic Bomb". A charismatic leader of rare good qualities and commonplace flaws, Oppenheimer brought an uncommon sensibility to research, teaching, and government s

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  • Satusr

    Charles Darwin By: Melissa E-mail: Mel4659@yahoo.com Charles Darwin By: Melissa Paul Charles Robert Darwin, as he was known in full, brought many interesting ideas to the world of science. He was credited for developing the evolutionary theory by natural selection and also for discovering a

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  • Einstein

    Term Papers Can't find it here? Try MegaEssays.com Albert Einstein By: Josh Walker Biography of: Albert Einstein Of all the scientists to emerge from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries there is one whose name is know by almost all-living people. While most of these people do not un

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  • Lolita

    Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita When Vladimir Nabokov finished writing the novel Lolita he knew the explosive subject matter that he was now holding in his hands. After being turned down by publishing houses on numerous occasions to unleash his controversial story to the public, it was finally publishe

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  • 8 Scientists

    Eight Scientist Research Since the dawn of time, man has yearned to know the origin of existence, how life was started, and the source of creation. Many scientists, from ancient Greece to modern civilization, began the search for answers by first studying our solar system, mapping the stars, try

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  • The Foetid Halls

    From my webpage at http://cappsfamily.hypermart.net/The%20Foetid%20Halls.htm From the 1930's to the 1960's, early attempts to combine the psychiatric goals of restoring mental health with new advances in medical science would produce tragic results for many of those who trusted modern psychiatry

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