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An American Scientist on the Research Frontier

Edward Morley, Community, and Radical Ideas in Nineteenth-Century Science (Archimedes)

by Ralph R. Hamerla

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of science,
  • Mathematics and Science,
  • Philosophy,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • History,
  • PHYSICS,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • Chemie,
  • Research,
  • Scientists,
  • United States,
  • gtt

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8371731M
    ISBN 101402040881
    ISBN 109781402040887

    Book Description: "The frontier of science" is a metaphor that has become ubiquitous in American rhetoric, from its first appearance in the public address of early twentieth-century American intellectuals and politicians who aligned a mythic national identity with scientific research, to its more recent use in scientists' arguments in favor of increased research funding.   The award-winning and surprisingly hopeful story of one woman's search for resiliency in a warming worldSeveral years ago, ecologist Lauren E. Oakes set out from California for Alaska's old-growth forests to hunt for a dying tree: the yellow-cedar. With climate change as the culprit, the death of this species meant loss for many Alaskans.

      Even though the frontier closed almost years ago, the paper by Samuel Bazzi and Martin Fiszbein, both College of Arts & Sciences assistant professors of economics, and doctoral student Mesay Gebresilasse (GRS’19), found that people who live in American counties that had the longest frontier experience exhibit the most individualism in the. “REWRITING THE WEST” IS A PARTNERSHIP between journalist and Soros Equality fellow Michelle García and Guernica magazine. The series is comprised of long-form narrative reports, essays, and.

    American Scientist (informally abbreviated AmSci) is an American bimonthly science and technology magazine published since by Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research issue includes feature articles written by prominent scientists and engineers who review research in fields from molecular biology to computer engineering. Please email nomiantion statements to [email protected] indicating "Meridian Book Award" in the Subject Line. Please ship four copies of each nominated book to: Association of American Geographers, Attn: Meridian Book Award, Sixteenth Street NW, Washington DC


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An American Scientist on the Research Frontier is the first scholarly study of the nineteenth-century American scientist Edward Williams Morley. In part, it is the long-overdue story of a man who lent his name to the Michelson and Morley Ether-Drift Experiment, and who conclusively established the atomic weight of oxygen.

An American Scientist on the Research Frontier is the first scholarly study of the nineteenth-century American scientist Edward Williams Morley. In part, it is the long-overdue story of a man who lent his name to the Michelson and Morley Ether-Drift Experiment, and who conclusively established the atomic weight of oxygen.5/5(1).

An American Scientist on the Research Frontier is the first scholarly study of the nineteenth-century American scientist Edward Williams Morley. In part, it is the long-overdue story of a man who lent his name to the Michelson and Morley Ether-Drift Experiment, and who conclusively established the atomic weight of oxygen.

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Science and politics is a theme where past and present meet and is hard to ignore, in particular in social science, where the research frontier is split and there are intervening vested interests; uncontrolled value intrusion is a recurrent phenomenon.

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“The frontier of science” is a metaphor that has become ubiquitous in American rhetoric, from its first appearance in the public address of early twentieth-century American intellectuals and politicians who aligned a mythic national identity with scientific research, to its more recent use in scientists’ arguments in favor of increased research funding.

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Hoping to raise funds in for his namesake institute, Linus Pauling submitted to Esquire magazine a page handwritten manuscript, “American Scientists and the Spirit of the Frontier.” Angered when his submission for publication was declined, Pauling eventually gifted the original manuscript in to his friend, Linus Pauling Institute fundraiser Stephen Maddox, who.

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Get this from a library. An American scientist on the research frontier: Edward Morley, community, and radical ideas in nineteenth-century science. [R R Hamerla] -- Presents a study of the nineteenth-century American scientist Edward Williams Morley.

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