• The end is near
    theory can be encapsulated in a main equation called the standard model Lagrangian (named after the 18th-century French mathematician and astronomer Joseph Louis Lagrange), which was chosen by theoretical physicist Lance Dixon of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California as his...
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  • Inventions in Chemistry
    Oxygen (1770s) [pic] British educator and philosopher Joseph Priestley (1733 – 1804) discovered oxygen in experiments, isolated the gas, and described its function in combustion and respiration. He also invented soda or carbonated water by dissolving fixed air with water. Unaware of the...
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  • Physical Science Chapter 2
     that  led  to  the   development  of  the  Law  of  Conservation  of  Matter  in  1799  which  states  that  in  chemical     1   reactions  matter  is  neither  created  nor  destroyed.    Joseph  Proust...
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  • Joseph Conrad
    and was buried in Canterbury. Conrad's influence upon 20th-century literature was wide. Ernest Hemingway expressed special admiration for the author, and his impact is seen in among others in the work of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Arthur Koestler, T.S. Eliot, Marcel Proust, André Malraux, Louis-Ferdiand...
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  • The Positive Relationship Between Science and Religion
    . The more I study nature, the more I stand amazed at the work of the Creator. I pray while I am engaged at my work in the laboratory.” (Absolute Astronomy) Louis Pasteur’s most recognized contributions to science are his work in germ theory. While studying fermentation at the request of...
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  • Tro Analysis
    theorised an explanation of the Fraunhofer lines in the solar spectrum. He suggested these were caused by atoms in the outer layers of the Sun absorbing certain wavelengths. However when Kirchhoff later published this explanation Stokes disclaimed any prior discovery. Stokes developed mathematical...
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  • Microbiology Notes
    flask kept microbes, but let in (Swan Neck Flask) Joseph Meister First person to be treated by Louis Pasteur against rabies Pasteur’s Discoveries Performed the most convincing experiment disproving the theory of spontaneous generation Role of yeast in alcohol fermentation Devised the...
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  • Chemists
    Democritus (465 BC) First to propose that matter exists in the form of particles. Coined the term 'atoms'. "by convention bitter, by convention sweet, but in reality atoms and void" Alchemists (~1000-1650) Among other things, the alchemists sought a universal solvent, attempted to change lead...
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  • Electronics
    and magnetic effects are caused by the relative position and movement of charged particles of matter. So far as electrical effects are concerned, these particles are either neutral, positive, or negative (see Atom). Positively charged particles, such as protons, repel one another and negatively...
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  • Chemistry
    ) + 3NH3(aq) → (NH4)3PO4(aq) 3. Identify the reactants and products in no. 2. Key to answers on page 22. Lesson 2. Law of Definite Proportions After Lavoisier, another French scientist studied the composition of various chemical compounds. Joseph Proust showed that a given compound always contains...
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  • The Rory Gilmore Reading List
    Alan Jay Lerner Candide by Voltaire – read – June 2010 The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer Carrie by Stephen King Catch-22 by Joseph Heller The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman Christine by Stephen King A Christmas Carol...
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  • My Paper
    to 1811 when Amedeo Avogadro made a proposition that would ultimately help create the concept of the mole. After reading Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac’s law on volumes, Avogadro wanted to distinguish between atoms and molecules because this was the problem that many other scientists faced along with...
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  • Project Management
    enlightened men of post-revolutionary France clearly had their fun at the expense of religion. 1 Joseph Louis Comte de Lagrange (1736–1813) was an eminent mechanician and mathematician. Napoléon made him a count to reward him for his achievements. 80 4 Entropie as S = k ln W Renaissance of the Atom...
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  • Atom Structure Theories
    was very significant in creating the theory about atom structure we recognise nowadays. Guiding Questions: 1 What significant contribution did each of the following people make to present ideas about the structure of atoms? a. Thomson development? Part 1 a. Thomson, who presented a theory of “plum...
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  • Remote Sensing
    about the nature of phenomena with the describing. It can be simple as narrative statements for instance of land suitability for particular use. The qualitative approach describes the nature of the relationship between measured variables. 2) Discuss the contributions of Aristotle, Louis Daguerre...
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  • History of Atomic Theory
    . The second hypothesis suggest that, “in order to form a certain compound, we not only need atoms of the right kinds of elements, but specific numbers of these atoms as well”. This idea is an extension of a law published in 1799 by Joseph Proust, a French chemist. According of Proust’s law of...
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  • The Western Mind
    space and an infinite number of atoms (a-tomos, the "uncuttable"). Eternal and indivisible, these atoms moved in the void of space. An atomic theory to the core, Democritus saw all matter constructed of atoms which accounted for all change in the natural world. What the Pre-Socratic thinkers from...
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  • Micro B Chapter 1 Study Guide
    Angstrom (Å) - Amino Acid/ Hydrogen atom 7 What is the history of the Microscope and who helped develop it? Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, Dutch Linen Merchant. Started single lens microscope to see the threads better and developed an interest in animalcules in various things. Developed magnification...
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  • Chem
    atomic structure The atomic structure Joseph John Thomson was born in 1856 and died in 1940. He was born in Brittain. Joseph John Thomson was born in 1856 and died in 1940. He was born in Brittain. In 1897 Thomson discovered the electron and isotopes and proposed a model structure of the atom...
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  • Bhuihihpiuh
    remembered for his molecular hypothesis, first stated in 1811, in which he claimed that equal volumes of all gases at the same temperature and pressure contain the same number of molecules. He used this hypothesis further to explain the French chemist Joseph-Louis Gay-Lussac’s law of combining volumes of...
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