Journal Archives: The-philosophical-society

Grasping the Universe: Telescopes to See Almost Forever

Grasping the Universe: Telescopes to See Almost Forever

John C. Mather

Abstract Minutes

 


Validating Research: Steps for Restoring Trust in Experimental Results

Validating Research: Steps for Restoring Trust in Experimental Results

Marcia McNutt

Abstract Minutes Video

 


Hubble: The Missions that Enabled the Hubble Space Telescope to Unravel Mysteries of the Universe

Hubble: The Missions that Enabled the Hubble Space Telescope to Unravel Mysteries of the Universe

John M. Grunsfeld

Abstract Minutes Video

 


Brave Genius: A Scientist?s Journey from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize

Brave Genius: A Scientist?s Journey from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize

Sean Carroll

Abstract Minutes Video

 


Human Skin Color: Its Evolution and Relevance to Health and Human Society

Human Skin Color: Its Evolution and Relevance to Health and Human Society

Nina Jablonski

Abstract Minutes Video

 


Hubble 25th Anniversary

Hubble 25th Anniversary

Robert Smith, John Grunsfeld, Jennifer J. Wiseman, Robert Williams, Matt Mountain, and Mark Clampin

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Advanced Spacesuits: Wearable Technology for Exploring the Solar System

Advanced Spacesuits: Wearable Technology for Exploring the Solar System

Dava Newman

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Synthetic Biology: The Technology Engine of the 21st Century

Synthetic Biology: The Technology Engine of the 21st Century

Pamela Silver

Abstract Minutes Video

 


Isotopes: Magic Keys to Understanding Life and the Cosmos

Isotopes: Magic Keys to Understanding Life and the Cosmos

Mark H. Thiemens

Abstract Minutes Video

 


Over the Rainbow: Other Worlds Seen by Animals

Over the Rainbow: Other Worlds Seen by Animals

Charles W. Clark

Abstract Minutes Video

 


Sailing the Wine Dark Seas: International Trade and the Collapse of the Late Bronze Age Aegean

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Sailing the Wine Dark Seas: International Trade and the Collapse of the Late Bronze Age Aegean

Eric H. Cline

Abstract Minutes Video

 


The Anthropocene and the Future of Nature

The Anthropocene and the Future of Nature

W. John Kress

Abstract Minutes Video

 


Microbiomes and Microbiomics

Microbiomes and Microbiomics

Jo Handelsman

Abstract Minutes Video

 


Obama’s BRAIN: A View of Science Policy from Inside the White House

Obama’s BRAIN: A View of Science Policy from Inside the White House

Philip Rubin

Abstract Minutes Video

 


The Health Gap: Why It Concerns All Of Us and What to Do About It

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The Health Gap: Why It Concerns All Of Us and What to Do About It

Michael Marmot

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Einstein, Time, and Light

Einstein, Time, and Light

William D. Phillips

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The Presidents’ Dinner and Address

The Presidents’ Dinner and Address

John C. Mather

Abstract Minutes

 


Validating Research

Validating Research

Marcia McNutt

Abstract Minutes Video

 


Hubble

Hubble

John M. Grunsfeld

Abstract Video

 


Brave Genius

Brave Genius

Sean Carroll

Abstract Minutes Video

 


Human Skin Color

Human Skin Color

Nina Jablonski

Abstract Video

 


Hubble 25thĂżAnniversary

Hubble 25thĂżAnniversary

Robert Smith, John Grunsfeld, Jennifer J. Wiseman, Robert Williams, Matt Mountain, and Mark Clampin

Abstract

 


Advanced Spacesuits

Advanced Spacesuits

Dava Newman

Abstract

 


Synthetic Biology

Synthetic Biology

Pamela Silver

Abstract

 


The Presidents’ Dinner and Address

The Presidents’ Dinner and Address

John C. Mather

Abstract Minutes

 


Validating Research

Validating Research

Marcia McNutt

Abstract Minutes Video

 


Hubble

Hubble

John M. Grunsfeld

Abstract Video

 


Brave Genius

Brave Genius

Sean Carroll

Abstract Minutes Video

 


Human Skin Color

Human Skin Color

Nina Jablonski

Abstract Video

 


Hubble 25thËśAnniversary

Hubble 25thËśAnniversary

Robert Smith, John Grunsfeld, Jennifer J. Wiseman, Robert Williams, Matt Mountain, and Mark Clampin

Abstract

 


Advanced Spacesuits

Advanced Spacesuits

Dava Newman

Abstract

 


Synthetic Biology

Synthetic Biology

Pamela Silver

Abstract

 


Interstellar Communication

Interstellar Communication

Phillip Morrison

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Sixty Years of Quantum Physics

Sixty Years of Quantum Physics

Edward U. Condon

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New Developments in High Magnetic Field Research

New Developments in High Magnetic Field Research

Francis Bitter

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The Theory of the Electron

The Theory of the Electron

F. Rohrlich

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Exploring the Natural Resources of Your Dreaming Mind

Exploring the Natural Resources of Your Dreaming Mind

Robert Van de Castle

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Science Sings the Blues: Too Little Money, Too Many Politicians, or Too Many Scientists?

Science Sings the Blues: Too Little Money, Too Many Politicians, or Too Many Scientists?

Lisa Heinz

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Cybernetics: The Center of Science’s Future

Cybernetics: The Center of Science’s Future

Paul Pangaro

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Triangle Everywhere: Making a Mesh of Things

Triangle Everywhere: Making a Mesh of Things

Isabel Beichl

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Complementarity and Non-Locality: The Non-Local Universe

Complementarity and Non-Locality: The Non-Local Universe

Menas Kafatos

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The Physics of Baseball

The Physics of Baseball

Peter J. Brancazio

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The Case for Ending Drug Prohibition and The Emerging Alternative Addiction Paradigm

The Case for Ending Drug Prohibition and The Emerging Alternative Addiction Paradigm

Michael Braun

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Application of the Superconducting Quantum Interference Device (SQUID) Magnetometer in Biomedical Research

Application of the Superconducting Quantum Interference Device (SQUID) Magnetometer in Biomedical Research

Susumu Sato

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I Feel Therefore I Am: The Biology of Emotion: A New Paradigm for Consciousness

I Feel Therefore I Am: The Biology of Emotion: A New Paradigm for Consciousness

Ayub Ommaya

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The Universe You Don’t See: The Existence and Nature of Dark Matter

The Universe You Don’t See: The Existence and Nature of Dark Matter

Virginia L. Trimble

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X Marks the Spot: Hubble Telescope Research: Trials and Tribulations

X Marks the Spot: Hubble Telescope Research: Trials and Tribulations

Colin Cox

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Superconductivity: Who Cares?

Superconductivity: Who Cares?

Fernand D. Bedard

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Chaos and Fractals: Past and Future

Chaos and Fractals: Past and Future

Michael F. Shlesinger

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Beyond Determinism and Indignity: A Reinterpretation of Operant Conditioning

Beyond Determinism and Indignity: A Reinterpretation of Operant Conditioning

Teed Rockwell

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The Square Root of Minus One and Other Mathematical Oddities

The Square Root of Minus One and Other Mathematical Oddities

Willard S. Grant

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Plate Tectonics and the Fossil Record: The Evolution of the Modern World

Plate Tectonics and the Fossil Record: The Evolution of the Modern World

Daniel E. Appleman

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The Hemodynamic Basis of Atherosclerosis

The Hemodynamic Basis of Atherosclerosis

Meyer Texon

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The Role of Advanced Technology in Cleaning Up the DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex

The Role of Advanced Technology in Cleaning Up the DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex

Gary E. Voelker

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The Limits of Friendship: Ramanujan and Hardy in England

The Limits of Friendship: Ramanujan and Hardy in England

Robert Kanigel

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The Quest of Metallic Hydrogen

The Quest of Metallic Hydrogen

Ho-Kwang Mao

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The Recipe for FDA’s Food Policies

The Recipe for FDA’s Food Policies

Frank E. McLaughlin

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Intraoperative Radiotherapy ? A Treatment Option for Cancers That Cannot Be Removed by Surgery

Intraoperative Radiotherapy ? A Treatment Option for Cancers That Cannot Be Removed by Surgery

Alfred F. Goldson

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Origin, Evolution, and Distribution of Life in the Universe

Origin, Evolution, and Distribution of Life in the Universe

Cyril Ponnamperuma

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Why is There Something Rather than Nothing?

Why is There Something Rather than Nothing?

M. Mitchell Waldrop

Abstract

 


Objectivity as a Means of Connoisseurship

Objectivity as a Means of Connoisseurship

Charles Olin

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There Is Smell in Your Life ? How It Got There, How It Works, and What Happens to It when You Age

There Is Smell in Your Life ? How It Got There, How It Works, and What Happens to It when You Age

Robert I. Henkin

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A View of the World Through the Human Pre-Frontal Cortex

A View of the World Through the Human Pre-Frontal Cortex

Jordan Grafman

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Occurrence of Toxic Organometal Species in the Aquatic Environment

Occurrence of Toxic Organometal Species in the Aquatic Environment

Jon M. Bellama

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Coupling Between the Upper and Lower Atmospheres: The Electrical Connection

Coupling Between the Upper and Lower Atmospheres: The Electrical Connection

Richard Goldberg

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On What the Mind is Identical With

On What the Mind is Identical With

Teed Rockwell

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Tapping into Our Living History ? Past Presidents of the Society and Traditions

Tapping into Our Living History ? Past Presidents of the Society and Traditions

William Spargo

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The Human Genome Project: Unravelling the Instructions for Creating Life

The Human Genome Project: Unravelling the Instructions for Creating Life

Robert J. Robbins

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The Silent Revolution: Rare Earth Permanent Magnets and Their Applications

The Silent Revolution: Rare Earth Permanent Magnets and Their Applications

Fred Rothwarf

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The Crisis of Life on Earth and the Nature of Human Nature

The Crisis of Life on Earth and the Nature of Human Nature

Michael Robinson

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Anthropology Looks at the Old Testament: The God-Nature Continuum

Anthropology Looks at the Old Testament: The God-Nature Continuum

Milton Jacobs

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Adventures of a Physics Reporter

Adventures of a Physics Reporter

Gloria Lubkin

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Do Weak Electromagnetic Fields Cause Bioeffects? Why Is There Such Skepticism? What Are the Answers?

Do Weak Electromagnetic Fields Cause Bioeffects? Why Is There Such Skepticism? What Are the Answers?

Theodore Litovitz

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The Making of a Soviet Scientist

The Making of a Soviet Scientist

Roald Sagdeev

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Environmental Influences on Brain Structure and Function

Environmental Influences on Brain Structure and Function

Marian Diamond

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What Is Science and Why Do Postmodern Philosophers Have So Little Useful to Say about It?

What Is Science and Why Do Postmodern Philosophers Have So Little Useful to Say about It?

James Trefil

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The Decay of the Neutron, The Big Bang and ?Dark? Matter in the Universe

The Decay of the Neutron, The Big Bang and ?Dark? Matter in the Universe

Geoffrey L. Greene

Abstract Minutes

 


Thoughts on Chaos

Thoughts on Chaos

Mark L. Spano

Abstract Minutes

 


The Highly Probable Future: 83 Assumptions about the Year 2025

The Highly Probable Future: 83 Assumptions about the Year 2025

Joseph F. Coates

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The Science of Hearing and the Perceptual Problems of the Hearing-Impaired

The Science of Hearing and the Perceptual Problems of the Hearing-Impaired

Sally Revoile

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Within Sight of the White House: The Working Women of Washington, DC

Within Sight of the White House: The Working Women of Washington, DC

Donna J. Seifert

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Mathematics in Stone and Bronze

Mathematics in Stone and Bronze

Helaman Ferguson

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Sic Transit Trans ? Science Salvages the Truth in Spite of Potent Economic Interventions

Sic Transit Trans ? Science Salvages the Truth in Spite of Potent Economic Interventions

Mary G. Enig

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Genes ? A New Measure of Man

Genes ? A New Measure of Man

William A. Haseltine

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A Week of Experiences at the 1994 Nobel Prize Ceremonies

A Week of Experiences at the 1994 Nobel Prize Ceremonies

Robert D. Shull

Abstract

 


Making Use of Chaos

Making Use of Chaos

Louis M. Pecora

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Dietary Oxidative Stress: Boon or Bane in Infection?

Dietary Oxidative Stress: Boon or Bane in Infection?

Orville A. Levander

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Neutrinos and the Quest for Grand Unity in Physics

Neutrinos and the Quest for Grand Unity in Physics

Rabindra Nath Mohapatra

Abstract

 


Timekeeping: Synch or Swim

Timekeeping: Synch or Swim

Donald B. Sullivan

Abstract

 


Worlds Apart: The Inner Planets

Worlds Apart: The Inner Planets

Sean C. Solomon

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COBE and How We Know There Was A Big Bang, The Solar Neutrino Problem and How We Know the Stars Run on Nuclear Energy, Gamma Ray Bursters and How Sometimes We Don’t Know Anything

COBE and How We Know There Was A Big Bang, The Solar Neutrino Problem and How We Know the Stars Run on Nuclear Energy, Gamma Ray Bursters and How Sometimes We Don’t Know Anything

Virginia L. Trimble

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Joseph Priestley: Radical, Natural Philosopher, and Theologian

Joseph Priestley: Radical, Natural Philosopher, and Theologian

Jack Fruchtman, Jr.

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Whatever Happened to ?Cold Fusion??

Whatever Happened to ?Cold Fusion??

David J. Nagel

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DNA Identification of the Last Romanovs

DNA Identification of the Last Romanovs

Thomas J. Parsons

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Ecological Biogeography of Rare Plant Species in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Ecological Biogeography of Rare Plant Species in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Larry E. Morse

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Science and the Future of Cities

Science and the Future of Cities

James Trefil

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Recent Results from the Hubble on Star and Planet Formation

Recent Results from the Hubble on Star and Planet Formation

Christopher Burroughs

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Mapping Language and Memory Functions in the Human Brain

Mapping Language and Memory Functions in the Human Brain

Teresa Blaxton

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Genetic Variation and Nutrition

Genetic Variation and Nutrition

Artemis Simopouloss

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Light, Heat and Materials: Thermal Imaging and Nondestructive Evaluation

Light, Heat and Materials: Thermal Imaging and Nondestructive Evaluation

John Murphy

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Beginnings of Cellular Life

Beginnings of Cellular Life

Harold Morowitz

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Cryo-Electronics: A Hot New Topic

Cryo-Electronics: A Hot New Topic

Stuart A. Wolf

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When Congress Writes the Prescription: Voodoo Medicine at the National Institutes of Health

When Congress Writes the Prescription: Voodoo Medicine at the National Institutes of Health

Robert L. Park

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Satellite Laser Ranging: A Joint Agency Effort for Precise Satellite Positioning

Satellite Laser Ranging: A Joint Agency Effort for Precise Satellite Positioning

G. Charmaine Gilbreath

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Evolution of Consciousness as Emotion

Evolution of Consciousness as Emotion

Ayub K. Ommaya

Abstract

 


Preserving Ancient Statues from ‘Ain Ghazal, Jordan

Preserving Ancient Statues from ‘Ain Ghazal, Jordan

Carol Grissom

Abstract

 


A Model for a Real Aether

A Model for a Real Aether

Allen Rothward

Abstract

 


Lessons Learned from a Medieval Map: The Vinland Map

Lessons Learned from a Medieval Map: The Vinland Map

Jacqueline S. Olin

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Metrology, the Science and the Philosophy

Metrology, the Science and the Philosophy

H. Steffen Peiser

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The Controversy on the Distance to Gamma Ray Bursters

The Controversy on the Distance to Gamma Ray Bursters

Jay Norris

Abstract

 


Hyperspectral Imaging

Hyperspectral Imaging

Lee J. Rickard

Abstract Minutes

 


Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy and Prozac

Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy and Prozac

Harvey L. Rich

Abstract

 


Uneconomic Growth: In Theory, in Fact, and Some Consequences

Uneconomic Growth: In Theory, in Fact, and Some Consequences

Herman E. Daly

Abstract

 


?Frequent Interchange of Ideas and Appreciative Encouragement?

?Frequent Interchange of Ideas and Appreciative Encouragement?

Marc Rothenberg

Abstract

 


Manufacturing Infrastructure for Optoelectronics

Manufacturing Infrastructure for Optoelectronics

Victor R. McCrary

Abstract

 


The First Aerospace Aluminum Alloy: The Wright Flyer Crankcase

The First Aerospace Aluminum Alloy: The Wright Flyer Crankcase

Frank W. Gayle

Abstract

 


What Can You Do with a Broken Computer?

What Can You Do with a Broken Computer?

Russell A. Kirsch

Abstract

 


Snow and Ice Crystals

Snow and Ice Crystals

William P. Wergin

Abstract

 


Antimatter Fountain in the Galactic Center

Antimatter Fountain in the Galactic Center

Charles D. Dermer

Abstract

 


Exploring Washington History: The Research Library of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

Exploring Washington History: The Research Library of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

Gail R. Redmann

Abstract

 


The Visible Human Project: A Public Resource for Anatomical Visualization

The Visible Human Project: A Public Resource for Anatomical Visualization

Michael Akerman

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An Exhibit Denied: Lobbying the History of the Enola Gay

An Exhibit Denied: Lobbying the History of the Enola Gay

Martin Harwit

Abstract

 


Latest Results From the Mars Pathfinder and the Mars Global Surveyor, and an Update from the Hubble Space Telescope

Latest Results From the Mars Pathfinder and the Mars Global Surveyor, and an Update from the Hubble Space Telescope

H. John Wood

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Birds, Eels, and Turtles: Migration and Magnetism

Birds, Eels, and Turtles: Migration and Magnetism

Eugenie Mielczarek

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Clusters of Galaxies as Cosmological Probes

Clusters of Galaxies as Cosmological Probes

Richard Mushotzky

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Malignant Leaders and Vulnerable Followers: The Psychopolitics of Hatred

Malignant Leaders and Vulnerable Followers: The Psychopolitics of Hatred

Jerrod Post

Abstract

 


Are We Unique?

Are We Unique?

James Trefil

Abstract

 


Dr. Spock’s Legacy

Dr. Spock’s Legacy

Thomas Maier

Abstract Minutes

 


Superstrings: Why Einstein Would Love Spaghetti in Fundamental Physics

Superstrings: Why Einstein Would Love Spaghetti in Fundamental Physics

S. James Gates

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Science in the Service of the State

Science in the Service of the State

Greg Herken

Abstract Minutes

 


Forensic Metallurgy of the RMS Titanic

Forensic Metallurgy of the RMS Titanic

Timothy Foecke

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The Life and Works of George Gamov

The Life and Works of George Gamov

G. David Anderson

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Changing Concepts of New World Origins

Changing Concepts of New World Origins

Dennis Stanford

Abstract Minutes

 


Freud, Scientist of the Mind

Freud, Scientist of the Mind

Eloise Agger

Abstract

 


Surviving the Age of Bad Information

Surviving the Age of Bad Information

Joel Achenbach

Abstract Minutes

 


Probing the Depths of Geology

Probing the Depths of Geology

Paul G. Silver

Abstract Minutes

 


World Wide, Web-Enabled Experiments in Protein Structure Prediction

World Wide, Web-Enabled Experiments in Protein Structure Prediction

John Moult

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The Next Billion Years

The Next Billion Years

Joseph N. Pelton

Abstract Minutes

 


An Astronaut’s View of the Planet Earth

An Astronaut’s View of the Planet Earth

Mary Cleave

Abstract Minutes

 


Does Solar Energy Have a Future in Utility Power?

Does Solar Energy Have a Future in Utility Power?

George D. Cody

Abstract Minutes

 


The Problem of Mass

The Problem of Mass

Jonathan A. Bagger

Abstract Minutes

 


Visualization of an Ion Channel by use of Crystallography

Visualization of an Ion Channel by use of Crystallography

Isabella Karle

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The Nature of Time in Physics and Human Experience

The Nature of Time in Physics and Human Experience

Robert A. Nelson

Abstract Minutes

 


The L’Enfant Plan for Washington and Its Fate

The L’Enfant Plan for Washington and Its Fate

Don Hawkins

Abstract Minutes

 


Buildout: An Examination of Environmental Carrying Capacity around Chesapeake Bay from 1607 to the Present

Buildout: An Examination of Environmental Carrying Capacity around Chesapeake Bay from 1607 to the Present

Kent Mountford

Abstract Minutes

 


The Chemical Biology of Nitric Oxide

The Chemical Biology of Nitric Oxide

David Wink

Abstract

 


Deconstructing the Milky Way

Deconstructing the Milky Way

Henry T. Freudenreich

Abstract Minutes

 


Hilbert’s Space: Aspects of one century and prospects for the next

Hilbert’s Space: Aspects of one century and prospects for the next

John S. Garavelli

Abstract

 


Microbial Genome Sequencing: A Window into Physiology and Evolution

Microbial Genome Sequencing: A Window into Physiology and Evolution

Karen E. Nelson

Abstract Minutes

 


Risks and Trade-Offs

Risks and Trade-Offs

Robert L. Hershey

Abstract Minutes

 


The Politics of Science 2000

The Politics of Science 2000

Daniel S. Greenberg

Abstract Minutes

 


Time Measurement

Time Measurement

Robert A. Nelson

Abstract Minutes

 


The Kensington Rune Stone

The Kensington Rune Stone

Ronald O. Hietala

Abstract Minutes

 


Global Warming: Hot Talk, Cold Science

Global Warming: Hot Talk, Cold Science

S. Fred Singer

Abstract

 


Art and Science

Art and Science

John Safer

Abstract Minutes

 


The Extraterrestrial Life Debate

The Extraterrestrial Life Debate

Steven Dick

Abstract Minutes

 


Brain-Immune Interactions in Health and Disease

Brain-Immune Interactions in Health and Disease

Esther M. Sternberg

Abstract Minutes

 


Light-Gas Gun Satellite Launchers

Light-Gas Gun Satellite Launchers

Harold Gilreath

Abstract Minutes

 


Debunking the PC Rhetoric from the Merchants of Fat

Debunking the PC Rhetoric from the Merchants of Fat

Mary G. Enig

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Who will Speak for the Truth? The Case of Nuclear Radiation

Who will Speak for the Truth? The Case of Nuclear Radiation

Theodore Rockwell

Abstract Minutes

 


John Wesley Powell Didn’t Throw in the Towel

John Wesley Powell Didn’t Throw in the Towel

Phil Cantelon

Abstract Minutes

 


Genetically Engineered Plants

Genetically Engineered Plants

Maxine Singer

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The Issue of Life on Mars and Its Implications on Science and Philosophy

The Issue of Life on Mars and Its Implications on Science and Philosophy

Gil Levin

Abstract Minutes

 


Rethinking Motivation and Personality: An Introduction to Reversal Theory

Rethinking Motivation and Personality: An Introduction to Reversal Theory

Michael J. Apter

Abstract Minutes

 


Fire in Space

Fire in Space

Gregory T. Linteris

Abstract Minutes

 


Lobbying for Time in Nineteenth-Century America

Lobbying for Time in Nineteenth-Century America

Ian R. Bartky

Abstract Minutes

 


Atoms and Light

Atoms and Light

Paul D. Lett

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The Human Computer and the Birth of the Information Age

The Human Computer and the Birth of the Information Age

David A. Grier

Abstract Minutes

 


(Discovery of) Extrasolar Planets

(Discovery of) Extrasolar Planets

R. Paul Butler

Abstract Minutes

 


The Clinical and Intellectual Implications of Stem Cell Biology

The Clinical and Intellectual Implications of Stem Cell Biology

Ronald D.G. McKay

Abstract Minutes

 


Physics in the 20th Century

Physics in the 20th Century

Curt Suplee

Abstract Minutes

 


The Science of Missile Defense

The Science of Missile Defense

Steve Fetter

Abstract Minutes

 


Protecting All of the Planets, All of the Time

Protecting All of the Planets, All of the Time

John Rummel

Abstract Minutes

 


Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Kenneth Towbin & Ann Wagner

Abstract Minutes

 


The Genome Challenge

The Genome Challenge

Ruth McDiarmid

Abstract

 


The Proteome Challenge

The Proteome Challenge

John S. Garavelli

Abstract Minutes

 


Art and Science: Two Ways of Seeing

Art and Science: Two Ways of Seeing

Barbara H. Berrie

Abstract Minutes

 


Chirality and Molecular Order

Chirality and Molecular Order

Jonathan Selinger

Abstract Minutes

 


Science at the Earth’s Poles

Science at the Earth’s Poles

Karl Erb

Abstract Minutes

 


The St. Petersburg Paradox

The St. Petersburg Paradox

Klaus P. Heiss

Abstract Minutes

 


Animal Communication and Awareness

Animal Communication and Awareness

Michael W. Fox

Abstract Minutes

 


The Beauty of the Cosmos and the Accelerating Universe

The Beauty of the Cosmos and the Accelerating Universe

Mario Livio

Abstract Minutes

 


The Cholesterol Myths

The Cholesterol Myths

Uffe Ravnskov

Abstract

 


Building and Fire Safety

Building and Fire Safety

S. Shyam Sunder

Abstract Minutes

 


The Origin of Size

The Origin of Size

John Marburger

Abstract Minutes

 


The Engineering of Blast Protection

The Engineering of Blast Protection

Robert L. Hershey

Abstract Minutes

 


Measuring Surface Roughness

Measuring Surface Roughness

Theodore Vorburger

Abstract Minutes

 


Bioterrorism

Bioterrorism

Pierre Noel

Abstract Minutes

 


A Manned Mission to the Mysterious Moons of Mars

A Manned Mission to the Mysterious Moons of Mars

S. Fred Singer

Abstract Minutes

 


The Value of Crazy Ideas in Science

The Value of Crazy Ideas in Science

Bob Ehrlich

Abstract Minutes

 


MEMS Rocket Engines Applications and Status

MEMS Rocket Engines Applications and Status

Robert J. Collins

Abstract

 


A Thermometric Odyssey

A Thermometric Odyssey

Robert Soulen

Abstract Minutes

 


SDI Missile Defense

SDI Missile Defense

Hank Cooper

Abstract Minutes

 


Superconductivity

Superconductivity

Donald U. Gubser

Abstract Minutes

 


Science and the Beginning of Time

Science and the Beginning of Time

Raymond L. Orbach

Abstract Minutes

 


Neutrinos and their Role in Astrophysics

Neutrinos and their Role in Astrophysics

Bob Ellsworth

Abstract Minutes

 


Dynamic Data Driven Application Systems

Dynamic Data Driven Application Systems

Frederica Darema

Abstract Minutes

 


A New Spin on Electronics

A New Spin on Electronics

Stuart Wolf

Abstract Minutes

 


Biology and Humans in Space

Biology and Humans in Space

Baruch Blumberg

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Reducing Risks to Our Health and Our Environment

Reducing Risks to Our Health and Our Environment

Gail Charnley

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Herschel to Ritter: Synchrotron Light and Its Applications

Herschel to Ritter: Synchrotron Light and Its Applications

Uwe Arp

Abstract

 


The Audubon Movement: Harbinger of Our National Wildlife Refuge System

The Audubon Movement: Harbinger of Our National Wildlife Refuge System

Kent Minichiello

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Fun with Physics in More than Four Dimensions

Fun with Physics in More than Four Dimensions

Alan Chodos

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Atoms, Molecules and Light: Physics Serving Society

Atoms, Molecules and Light: Physics Serving Society

Wendell T. Hill, III

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Synchrony in Nature: From Clocks to Neurons

Synchrony in Nature: From Clocks to Neurons

Paul So & Ernest Barreto

Abstract

 


Wine 202: Adding a Bit of Scientific Rigor To the Art of Understanding and Appreciating Fine Wines

Wine 202: Adding a Bit of Scientific Rigor To the Art of Understanding and Appreciating Fine Wines

Ken Haapala

Abstract

 


The Future of Human Space Flight

The Future of Human Space Flight

John M. Logsdon

Abstract

 


The Rabi Quantum Computer

The Rabi Quantum Computer

Rudolph A. Krutar

Abstract

 


The Golden Ratio

The Golden Ratio

Mario Livio

Abstract

 


Human Evolution

Human Evolution

Sarah Tishkoff

Abstract

 


Nanotechnology: Hype, Hope, and Prey

Nanotechnology: Hype, Hope, and Prey

James S. Murday

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The August 14, 2003 Electric Power Blackout: Why did it happen, what did we learn, and where do we go from here?

The August 14, 2003 Electric Power Blackout: Why did it happen, what did we learn, and where do we go from here?

Will Grant

Abstract

 


Nanomagnetics

Nanomagnetics

Robert D. Shull

Abstract

 


Oceans and Human Health: A Symbiotic Relationship between People and the Sea

Oceans and Human Health: A Symbiotic Relationship between People and the Sea

Rita R. Colwell

Abstract

 


Mars: New Frontiers in Exploration from the Mars Exploration Rovers

Mars: New Frontiers in Exploration from the Mars Exploration Rovers

Jim Garvin

Abstract

 


Seven Reasons that Neutrinos May be Faster-Than-Light Tachyons

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Quantum Entanglement- Einstein’s Spooky Action at a Distance

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