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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...