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  • Maria Mitchell
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    MARIA MITCHELL The person that I chose for the Women's History Month report is Maria Mitchell, who was a self- taught astronomer. She discovered Comet Mitchell and made amazing achievements throughout her life. Maria Mitchell was born on August 1, 1818 on the Massachusetts island of Nantucket to William and Lydia Mitchell. When Maria Mitchell was growing up in the Quaker community, few girls were allowed to study astronomy and higher mathematics. Even though the Mitchell's weren't rich Maria's f...
  • Educated Person
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    Do You Have What it Takes? A Breakdown of the Educated Person by Thomas Burkhardt An educated person is a well rounded person. To be educated is to knowledgeable in many areas. Diversity is essential in the sense that many different things inspire thought, which then derive permanent conclusions from these experiences. Anyone who has the audacity to call themselves educated needs to have a firm grasp of many different areas. These categories span through Science, Technology, Language, Art, Feeli...
  • First Section Sagan
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    The New Education There is a bed in Seattle which is nestled in North America on the spinning Earth led by the Sun around the Milky Way, a speck of cosmic dust floating in the Universe. On this bed Carl Sagan died of an obscure disease for which there is no cure. Carl Sagan is a celebrated writer and astronomer, but most remembered for his writings. Like Galileo he brought the beauty of science to the people. He is the writer of Cosmos', an award winning television mini-series that brought the w...
  • Public's Interest And Involvement In Science
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    PART I Royal Society of London: Along with the evolution of Science in the fifteenth Century appeared a desire to gather the founders of the intriguing experiments and windfalls. Such gatherings assured the sharing of scientific information as well as its understanding and critics. The Royal Society was founded in 1660 by a number of scholars, including Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle and Robert Moray. King Charles II granted the Society its first Charter on 15 July 1662. The Intelligencia, or pe...
  • Addition Suzuki's Personal Narration
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    "The Right Stuff"- Might Be the Wrong Stuff After All David Suzuki's essay "The Right Stuff" provides an interesting look at the need for sex education in high schools. Suzuki's main assertion is the sex education needs to be taught in high school because it is not properly covered anywhere else and students will because interested in science class should sex education be taught first. Suzuki argues that impressions formed in high school are ones that last longer than at any other time in life. ...
  • Place Of Science In A Liberal Education
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    In his essay, "The Place of Science in a Liberal Education", Russell Bertrand explains how a liberal education is obtained through a literary education and an education based on science. His goal is not to attack literary education, but to draw attention to the achievements and excellencies in science in the present. Bertrand Russell speaks in length about education "in the sense of". He states how we can obtain an education in the narrow sense by learning information on various topics and subje...
  • Des Arts Et
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    During the eighteenth century, Europeans experienced the dawning of an age of knowledge, reasoning, and of great scientific achievements. Their views toward new discoveries and advancements were optimistic. People began to turn to science for a better understanding of their world and their society. Literature and essays were commonly used to express their hopes for further developments in society, politics, economy, and education. I. Individuals A. John Locke 1) Essay Concerning Human Understand...
  • Education In The Science Field
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    Premature Specialization A medical doctor in today's world is educated and trained in a traditional manner that seeks to insure the well being of his or her patients. Practicing medicine requires a strong science background and rigorous training; it is in the interest of clients and medical boards across the world to assure this. Thus, education in the science field is extremely important, even at the undergraduate level. Being a doctor is not just a job, nor is it solely a career. The medical p...
  • Science And Education
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    More than twenty years ago, our late respected Prime Zhou En lai made it public that our country would be modernized at the end of this century. But it is a pity that, what with one thing and another, the great blueprint became a castle in the air. After carrying out the opening and reforming policies, our Party believes that modernization will be entirely possible in the first half of the 21st century, as long as we hold an idea that economic development is the center of all our work, while the...
  • World Of Science And Mathematics
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    Benoit Mandelbrot Benoit Mandelbrot was born in Warsaw, Poland on November 20th, 1924 to a Lithuanian-Jewish family. Correctly sensing the geo-political turmoil forming, his family moved to France in 1936, when Benoit was 11. His uncle Szolem Mandelbrot, who succeeded Hadamard as Professor of Mathematics at the Coll " ege de France and a member of the elite "Bourbaki", took responsibility for Benoit's education. It was his uncle who in 1945 introduced him to Gaston Maurice Julia's 1918 masterpie...

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