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607 wordsSir Alexander Fleming was born at Lochfield near Darvel in Ayrshire, Scotland on August 6 th, 1881. He attended Louden Moor School, Darvel School, and Kilmarnock Academy before moving to London where he attended the Polytechnic. He spent four years in a shipping office before entering St. Mary's Medical School, London University. He qualified with distinction in 1906 and began research at St. Mary's under Sir Almroth Wright, a pioneer in vaccine therapy. He gained M. B. , B. S. , (London), with ...
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1,015 wordsWhen discussing knowledge we must explore what we mean by knowledge. Does everybody within society accept the same information as knowledge? I will investigate further using the example of medical knowledge. Knowledge is not absolute. As knowledge and knowing is a human faculty, by the very nature of human beings and a society that has a choice in what and who to believe, it cannot be an objective set of truths. The moment a fact or theory is communicated it is in some way at the mercy of the me...
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1,357 wordsPaul Adrien Maurice Dirac Patrick Ennis Mrs. Carter Research Monday, December 9, 1996 Physical Laws should have mathematical beauty. This statement was Dirac's response to the question of his philosophy of physics, posed to him in Moscow in 1955. He wrote it on a blackboard that is still preserved today Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (1902 - 1984), known as P. A. M. Dirac, was the fifteenth Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge. He shared the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1933 with Erwin Schrod...
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874 wordsGottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz was born on July 1, 1646 in Leipzig. His father was a Professor of Moral Philosophy and Vice Chairman of the faculty of philosophy at the University of Leipzig. His father died when he was six, so his mother raised him. When he was seven, Leibniz attended the Nicolai School in Leipzig. At the school he was taught Latin, but he also taught himself more advanced Latin and some Greek by the age of 12. In 1661, when Leibniz was fourteen he ...
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1,215 wordsGulliver in Houynhnmland One of the most interesting questions about Gulliver s Travels is whether the Houyhnhnms represent an ideal of rationality or whether on the other hand they are the butt of Swifts satire. In other words, in Book IV, is Swift poking fun at the talking horses or does he intends for us to take them seriously as the proper way to act? If we look closely at the way that the Houyhnhnms act, we can see that in fact Swift does not take them seriously: he uses them to show the da...
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History Of Time Wanted To Study
1,511 wordsStephen W. Hawking Stephen W. Hawking has a mind set that is beyond todays general way thinking. His attempts to identify a grand unification theory that unites everything we know about the physical world and science far exceeds any realm of thinking that has ever graced this earth. Hawking was born on January 8, 1942 in Oxford, England. He spent most of his childhood in and around London, and was always a bit of a self-educator. He was interested in the stars, and his family used to lie out on ...
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1,996 wordsNewton, Sir Isaac (1642 - 1727), mathematician and physicist, one of the foremost scientific intellects of all time. Born at Woolsthorpe, near Grantham in Lincolnshire, where he went to school, he began to attend Cambridge University in 1661; he was elected a Fellow of Trinity College in 1667, and a Lucasian mathematics professor in 1669. He stayed at the university, lecturing most of the years, until 1696. During these Cambridge years, in which Newton was at the top of his creative power, he si...
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3,922 wordsIt is not my intention to lay before you a life of Faraday in the ordinary accepting of the term. The duty I have to perform is to give you some notion of what he has done in the world; dwelling incidentally on the spirit in which his work was executed, and introducing such personal traits as may be necessary to the completion of your picture of the philosopher, though by no means adequate to give you a complete idea of the man. Michael Faraday was born at Newington Butts, on September 22, 1791,...
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1,768 wordsSir Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton (1643 - 1727), was an English mathematician and physicist, he is considered one of the greatest scientists in history, who made important contributions to many fields of science. His discoveries and theories laid the foundation for much of the progress in science since his time. Newton was one of the inventors of the branch of mathematics called calculus (the other was German mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz). He also solved the mysteries of light and opt...
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1,075 wordsBiography of Robert Burns Woodward Robert Burns Woodward was born in Boston on April 10 th, 1917, the only child of Margaret and Arthur Woodward, of English antecedents. Roberts father Arthur died in October of 1918, at an early age of only thirty-three years old. Robert Woodward was attracted to chemistry at a very early age, and indulged his taste for the science in private activities throughout the period of his primary and secondary education in the public schools of Quincy, a suburb of Bost...
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252 wordsSir Isaac Newton English mathematician and physicist Birth December 25, 1642 Death March 20, 1727 Place of BirthWoolsthorpe, England Known for Inventing, in part, the branch of mathematics now known as calculus Formulating the three laws of motion, which describe classical mechanics Proposing the theory of universal gravitation, which explains that all bodies are affected by the force called gravity Career 1661 Entered Trinity College, University of Cambridge 1665 - 1666 Developed what he called...
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2,208 wordsIsaac Newton Special thanks to the Microsoft Corporation for their contribution to our site. The following information came from Microsoft Encarta. I INTRODUCTION Newton, Sir Isaac (1642 - 1727), mathematician and physicist, one of the foremost scientific intellects of all time. Born at Woolsthorpe, near Grantham in Lincolnshire, where he attended school, he entered Cambridge University in 1661; he was elected a Fellow of Trinity College in 1667, and Lucasian Professor of Mathematics in 1669. He...
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Wanted To Study Professor Of Mathematics
1,460 wordsStephen Hawking was born on January 8, 1942, in Oxford, England. His father, Frank, was a specialist in tropical medicine, his profession often kept him away from home and family. Hawking? s mother, Isabelle, was a very politically active person, which kept her away from home too. Even though his parents were gone a lot, they had a big influence on his life. Hawking always wanted to study mathematics and physics, but his Dad said that mathematics did not have many job opportunities. He ended up ...
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1,452 wordsStephen Hawking was born on January 8, 1942, in Oxford, England. His father, Frank, was a specialist in tropical medicine, his profession often kept him away from home and family. Hawking s mother, Isabelle, was a very politically active person, which kept her away from home too. Even though his parents were gone a lot, they had a big influence on his life. Hawking always wanted to study mathematics and physics, but his Dad said that mathematics did not have many job opportunities. He ended up m...
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