Essays Tagged: "Rice University"

Jim Lovell's Climb to the Stars

President John F. Kennedy to stand in front of a joint session of Congress on September 12, 1962 at Rice University in Houston, Texas. It was on this day he stated the unimaginable, "I believe this na ...

(10 pages) 66 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Governor of Texas 1934.

und was that of the average Texan of the time, born: March 29, 1899, in Bowie Texas. He enrolled in Rice Institute now Rice University, in 1917 but withdrew due to financial shortcomings. He served wi ...

(7 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Biotech Century: Harnessing the Gene and Remaking the World By.

etals, we are now manufacturing living materials."The Nobel Prize-winning chemist Robert F. Curl of Rice University spoke for many of his colleagues in science when he proclaimed that the 20th century ...

(4 pages) 32 0 2.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Oceanographer: Erwing William Maurice

EWING, WILLIAM MAURICE (1906-1974). William Maurice Ewing, geophysicist and oceanographer, was born on May 12, 1906, i ... in Lockney, Texas, the son of Floyd Ford and Hope (Hamilton) Ewing. He received three degrees from Rice Institute (now Rice University)-a B.A. in 1926, an M.A. in 1927, and a Ph.D. in 1931. He taught ... n 1976 the Geophysics Laboratory of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute was renamed Maurice Ewing Hall.BIBLIOGRAPHY: Proceedings of the Philosophical Society of Texas, 1973. Vertical File ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

FrogPad â€" The Next Evolution of Keyboards

ion for many of the cutting edge computer company's hunt for a replacement. Currently available at price quotes of about $170.00, has even receive acclaim and encouragement from Doug Engelbart, the in ... ompany was the how hard will it be for users to learn how use the new form of typing. Tests done at Rice University demonstrated that it was seemingly effortless for the students to adapt to the keybo ...

(2 pages) 487 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Communities of Violence: Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages by David Nirenberg

An Associate Professor of History, David Nirenberg, is also a Director of the Center of Cultures at Rice University. Several articles about Christianity, Judaism, and Islam in relation to violence are ...

(7 pages) 37 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

University—a Good Area for Entrepreneurship

st University, "Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition" of Singapore Management University, "Rice Business Plan Competition" of Rice University, and so on (Cannice 2004). In addition, many busi ...

(6 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

electrolysis of aluminum

(10 pages) 3 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Science Essays

Should teenagers adopt the British custom of taking a “gap year” between high school and university.

ry with The Wall Street Journal. "In the spring of 2009, I missed the deadline to secure my spot at Rice University that fall and was told that I would have to wait a year to enrol. I was really down, ...

(13 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Fuel Cells

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science