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The Legendary Life and Inventions of Thomas Edison
In ancient Greek, there is a tale spread up to now, about Prometheus who stole fire from heaven and brought it to human world secretly, let human have a bright life. In reality, the person is Edison. Because he invented electric lights to make ordinary people never be afraid of darkness. Edison had a legendary life. H...
The Conflict of Science and Religion
Statement of Intention:The writing style I have chosen for this piece is an imaginative/expository hybrid. I have decided to write an article in the Cosmos Science Magazine discussing the prompt of “conflict is heightened when people are not permitted to speak” in the context of science. The language used is a variation of...
The Importance of Imagination Over Knowledge in Science According to Albert Einstein
“Imagination is more important than knowledge” (Albert Einstein). To what extent would you say this applies to the sciences? According to Albert Einstein, “Imagination is more important than knowledge”. To me this quote shows the need to keep a creative mind, especially in the field of science. Just because someone can mem...
The Ongoing Debate of Evolution Against Creationism
Why are we here? Who, or what put us here? Why does everything exist rather than nothing? Were we created by a divine being? Or were we a Universal Lottery? These are questions humanity has long sought the answers to, and all these questions have been linked to a much more universally bigger question; is there a God? Civil...
The Factors That Influenced Science Throughout History
Political and Social Influences of Science Many ideas and concepts were questioned during the 16th and 17th centuries. It began with Martin Luther taking action against the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church such as the approval of indulgences during the Protestant Reformation. His main achievement was writing “95 The...
A Discussion of the United States' Program of Bringing Innovative German Scientists to America
During World War II, Germany was far more advanced in the sciences than anyone else at the time. If they’d used all of the chemical and biological weapons that they’d created during the war, the Allies would not have stood a chance. Why they never used them is a mystery, but after their surrender, the U.S. began a secret pr...
A Biography and Work of the Italian Physicist Enrico Fermi
Enrico Fermi, an Italian physicist from Rome was a great physicist who understood what was going on and what he was doing. Enrico Fermi was born on September 29, 1901 in Rome, Italy and was the son of Alberto Fermi, a Chief Inspector of the Ministry of Communications. Enrico attended a regular elementary school. He easily e...
The Life and Works of Wernher von Braun
Wernher von Braun Wernher von Braun was born March 23rd, 1912 in Posen, Germany. From a young age, it was von Braun’s dream to pursue rocket science. By the age of twenty-two, he received his doctorate in physics, and also at that time the Nazis were coming to power. In order to continue his research, he was forced to jo...
The Early Life and Accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin, One of the World's Best Scientists and Statesman
Wouldn’t it be cool to learn about Benjamin Franklin of Philadelphia, one of the world’s best scientists and statesman? Ben was born onSunday, January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts Colony. Originally, Ben’s father, Josiah, wanted Ben to be a minister when he grew up. In order to become a minister, you needed to go to an...
The Life and Death of Albert Einstein
There have been many famous people that changed the world of math. Albert Einstein was one of the few that had a major impact. He is considered the Father of the Atomic Age. He also had many contributions to science that transformed the modern world. He won a Nobel Prize in Physics and in Time Magazine’s Person of the Centu...
The Importance of Science in Society in Finding Beauty in the Darkness, an Article by Lawrence M. Krauss
Article Analysis #9 Source: Lawrence. "Finding Beauty in the Darkness." The New York Times. The New York Times, 13 Feb. 2016. Web. 08 Apr. 2016. In the New York Times opinionated article “Finding Beauty in the Darkness,” Lawrence M. Krauss expresses his awe and appreciation towards a colossal event that occurred recently...
The Importance of Ethics on Scientific Modifications
Ethics and Science Ethics should always come to mind when addressing scientific modifications. The day we lose sight of our own ethical values is the day we let science take over and possibly ruin humankind. Our ethical values are what keeps us from destroying our own species of humanity. The problem in modern society is t...
Analogy, Rhetorical Questions, and Diction and Syntax Used by John M. Barry in His Scientific Research
The Great Influenza In The Great Influenza, an account of the 1918 flu epidemic, John M. Barry wrote about scientific research. Science is a hard field to study and Barry proves that in his passage. Barry uses analogy, rhetorical questions, and diction and syntax to characterize scientific research. Barry uses an analogy...
The Evolution of the Sublime and the Controversy of the Electric Chair
‘The Sublime’ is an ideological construct that has changed and altered vastly over the years. It started out as a quest for the “delightful horror” (902); but later in the nineteenth century, shifted to the incredible advancement of technology. Before the turn of the century, during a period known as the enlightenment, forw...
Human Modification: The Inevitability of Enhancement
The Inevitability of Enhancement When one looks at all of the technological advances our race has created, one goal has been kept in mind throughout development: improving the quality of life. Even the simple tree branch used as a spear was an early attempt at working the smart way as opposed to the hard way. When a skille...
An Argument in Favor of Blackwell's Intentions and a Discussion on the Events Leading to the Conviction of Galileo in 1633
To begin, I'd like to state the easy fact that both the divide between science and religion and the entire Galileo affair can provoke very strong reactions, especially in certain circles. It is not my purpose in this paper to irritate and awaken these tensions. My purpose here is instead to side with Blackwell's intention...
A Comparison of the Scientific Method and the Quadrilateral Method
The scientific method does not convert perfectly into Wesleyan terms. The main reason for this is that the scientific method and the Quadrilateral have different objectives, and their terminology is catered to each. The scientific method is a means to produce true statements. The Quadrilateral is a means to generate guid...
A Report on the Verification of the Section Lengths Produced by the Enzymes HindIII, EcoRI, and PstI, Against a Scientific Paper Reviewed by a Colleague
IntroductionThe purpose of this process is to verify the section lengths produced by the enzymes HindIII, EcoRI, and PstI, against a peer-reviewed scientific paper. The process involved cutting the lambda DNA with the three aforementioned enzymes, dying the solution of cut DNA, and putting it through gel electrophoresis. A...
The History, Structure and Function of the Mitochondria
Early History The mitochondria was first suggested by Anatomist and Physiologist, Von Kölliker in 1856 while he was studying muscle tissue. It wasn’t until 1898 that the Carl Benda observed the organelle during spermatogenesis in 1989 and coined the name mitochondria. The term mitochondria comes from the reek words ‘mitos’...
The Life, Scientific, Personal, and Societal Accomplishments of Marie Curie in The Inner World of Marie Curie by Barbara Goldsmith
The Inner World of Marie Curie written by Barbara Goldsmith highlights the scientific, along with personal and societal, accomplishments of Marie Curie throughout her career in science. Goldsmith does a tremendous job of not only portraying Marie Curie as the patriotic and selfless genius that she was, but also writes about...
The Keys to Understanding the Age of the Earth Through Scientific and Theological Findings
Science from the beginning of exploration of our known universe has been a key asset to understanding the natural world. The age of the earth has been a controversial between the Christian and scientific community, both trying to prove the age of the earth through the lens of scientific and theological findings. Dating tech...
The Relationship of Art and Science in the Renaissance Era
The Relationship of Art and Science in the Renaissance The relationship between history and art has long been studied by many different historians. This is because many can see that art and history go hand in hand. Art is vital to the study of history because the objects created by man show how humans were reacting to th...
The Different Facets of Scientific Knowledge
In class we have been learning the nature of science. The nature of science is comprised of six different factors of the working science. The six different facets of the nature of science can be observed throughout the Great Fossil Find activity we did in class. The first element is that scientific knowledge is that it i...
Understanding the Foundations, Methods, and Teleology in Science
How Science Works: Foundations, Method, and Teleology Science is part of our daily lives: all day, every day, everywhere we go. It helps understand and how our natural world works. However, it is important to understand the foundation, methods, and teleology because it gives the framework to which and how science should be...
The Concept of Unification of Evo-Devo
The Epistemology of Disciplinary Synthesis: Reduction and Unification of Evo-Devo Concepts 1. Introduction. The appeal of a grand, unifying theory is a characteristic of most scientific disciplines. In fundamental physics, the evidence necessary to prove the existence of Higgs particles in scalar fields is expected to foll...