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History Of Science
The history of science is the study of the historical development of science and scientific knowledge, including both the natural sciences and social sciences.
“ The pyramid that can be constructed on the diameters of earth and moon bears the precise proportions of the Great Pyramid ”
“ True, the Standard Model does explain a very great deal. Nevertheless it is not yet a proper theory, principally because it does not satisfy the physicists naive faith in elegance and simplicity. It involves some 17 allegedly fundamental particles and the same number of arbitrary and tunable parameters, such as the fine-structure constants, the muon-electron mass ratio and the various mysterious mixing angles. ”
This group explores the pharmaceutical sciences in popular books. One book is selected by the me…more
[close] This group explores the pharmaceutical sciences in popular books. One book is selected by the membership every 2 months. The topics may include the history of drugs or chemicals, current issues in therapy and interesting books about specific medications or chemicals both past and present. We strive to identify books in popular culture, not technical books or journal articles. The goal is to explore the public understanding of the pharmaceutical sciences.
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A choose-your-own adventure. Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species is one of those books t…more
[close] A choose-your-own adventure. Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species is one of those books that has truly changed the world, but it's just so darn hard to get through. History and context really help, so we're going to read the Origin slowly, while also choosing from a menu of tasty books covering evolutionary ideas before, during and after Darwin's time.
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Discussion about the fascinating stories of our scientific and medical past
[close] Discussion about the fascinating stories of our scientific and medical past
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