Essays Tagged: "scientific discoveries"

How Literature was Affected in the Victorian Age

ens, the poems of Alfred, Lord Tennyson and Robert Browning, the dramatic plays of Oscar Wilde, the scientific discoveries of the Darwins, and the religious revolt of Newman all helped to enhance lear ... not created in seven days in Zoomina, where he discovered that the evolutionary theoryGibson 3was unscientific. Charles Darwin wrote Origin of the Species, causing full scale controversy in Europe(59) ...

(6 pages) 361 1 2.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Application of Science to Engineering. Speaks of the law of electromagnetic induction, the telephone, the development of cement, and the development of steel

mportant industries, was improved through the application of pure science.One of the most important scientific discoveries of all time was the law of electromagnetic induction discovered by an english ... uge impact on the mining and the transportation industriesIt doesn't really matter that many of the scientific discoveries applied to Canadian engineering did not occur in Canada. What really matters ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

How does Galileo view the issue of religion and science? How does he resolve the tension between religion and science?

e of Enlightenment, traditional thought patterns about the world were beginning to be challenged by scientific discoveries. Both Galileo and Descartes believed that one could believe in the teaching o ... ly moved around the Earth. Galileo wanted people during the 18th century to open their minds to the scientific discoveries and realize that a new idea did not have to repute scriptures. He argued agai ...

(4 pages) 166 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Mahatma Gandhi - three accomplishments which in turn helped the independence movement against the British.

nts were largle responsible for India's Indepence from Britian. He won no elections, and claimed no scientific discoveries or inventions. His legacy, a philosophy of nonviolence and non-cooperation, c ...

(4 pages) 111 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

A letter-format essay about the advancements in the study of Darwin's Finches.

how evolution and natural selection works, and could easily be considered one of the most important scientific discoveries in history.Though the finches have not changed much in and of themselves sinc ... ved since your visit or simply hadn't been found by you. Either way, their discovery has helped the scientific world immensely in its attempt to understand evolution and natural selection.To draw a co ...

(2 pages) 36 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Roman Catholic Church's belief on In Vitro Fertilisation

e has been an extensive history in the development of In Vitro Fertilisation.This is evident in the scientific discoveries and advances in medical procedures.In addition, the church and society have m ... me concern for the well being and welfare of excess embryos.Pope John Paul 11 appeals to the worlds scientific authorities to 'halt the production of human embryos!"One new technology begins to distor ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


cience Changing the Path Ahead Gina Kolala's, A Clone Is Born, is another example of another scientific discovery. The world has depended on scientific discoveries and technological advancement ... story of our age, this quiet birth, the creation of this little lamb, will stand out" (509), as all scientific discoveries have. Cloning is not only a scientific discovery that broaches on social issu ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

The Hubble Space Telescope: A Window to Space. A six page scientific essay entireley about the Hubble Space Telescope. Includes citations from a variety of sources and Bibliography.

Space Telescope: A Window to SpaceEver since Galileo used his homemade telescope to make the first scientific observations of astronomical objects, scientists have used telescopes to explore the univ ... Space Telescope is one of the most amazing inventions of modern time and contributes to millions of scientific discoveries each day.The Hubble Space Telescope was named after an American astronomer, E ...

(9 pages) 174 2 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Benefits of Science and Technology

time infinite. This quest for the truth, the ways in which his surrounding works, has led to many a scientific discoveries and innovations.Since the art of making fire and creating handcrafted tools, ... ue Epidemic of London in the 1600's had wiped out nearly a fifth of its' population. Researches and scientific effort led many scientists to find cures or preventive vaccinations for these life-threat ...

(12 pages) 467 1 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Science VS. Religion, honors english class, creative writing project.

have believed that the All Mighty was responsible for everything in life. However, there have been scientific discoveries to prove this theory wrong. Not all people believe that scientific evidence i ... are wrong is because they are not open to new ways of thinking. During the Renaissance is when the Scientific Revolution introduced new and different ideas. People doubted scientists and the church s ...

(2 pages) 40 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Reformation and Counter-Reformation and examples

n to strict Church doctrines. New access to literature and knowledge through the printing press and scientific discoveries was suppressed through the Inquisition; the Inquisition was a vast repressive ...

(4 pages) 109 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Is 'Frankenstein' purely a gothic horror story, or is it a precursor of modern science fiction?

kes it dark and rather threatening. Science Fiction, on the other hand, is fiction based and claims scientific discoveries and often deals with convincing technological events, such as, space travel o ...

(6 pages) 129 1 3.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Baroque Period Historical Background.

could be called the first modern age. Human awareness of the world was continuously expanding. Many scientific discoveries influenced art; Galileo's investigations of the planets, for example, account ...

(1 pages) 68 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The second half of the 19th century has been called the Golden Age of Science. How was this reflected in the literature and philosophy of all time?

o better activities that involved much intelligence. In this time there was a large breakthrough in scientific technology, this era was known as the Golden Age Of Science. In the Golden Age Of Science ... e, scientific knowledge expanded quickly, changing the way people look at everyday life.As the many scientific discoveries came out, more and more people benefited from them. Many previous inventions ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Adult stem cells should replace embryonic ones.

es the thought of sickle cell, diabetes, or Parkinson's disease scare you? There have been numerous scientific and medical discoveries over the years. Extraordinary discoveries such as the polio vacci ... olio. Yet, as advanced, as we are today, the cures for these diseases are still elusive. Lately, no scientific discoveries have been more astounding than stem cell research. However, the research pose ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Ethics in Research

he ethics concerning experimental research in psychological studies including weather the long-term scientific discoveries outweigh the intense psychological effects being inflicted on the participant ... justifies this style of sentencing or this type of severe reprimanding. The aggregate principles of scientific research include the fundamental necessity of following a code of ethics so that experime ...

(4 pages) 146 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Often scientific projects become embroiled in controversy. Discuss with reference to fairly recent examples.

Generally, scientific discoveries lead to controversy. Whatever the invention might be, it is due to ethical va ... ition to disease and other physical problems. This is done by testing our DNA. Genetic testing is a scientific area which is giving rise to serious controversies of an ethical nature. For example, lat ... ic makeup and the environment to which a person is exposed and not upon 'race'. Without the correct scientific background, different groups of people (the Western Europeans) were assessed according to ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Raphael's "Colonna" Altarpiece and Cimabue's "Maesta"

mainly in this time period. The Renaissance was a period in which architecture, art, literature and scientific discoveries flourished. During this period, painters began to understand perspective more ...

(5 pages) 38 1 4.6 May/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Industrial Age

anges in society that still affect us today. Without the Industrial Age, we would not have the same scientific knowledge, educational standards, or social structure/values that presently guide us. ... Science, including medicine, was a rapidly growing field in the Industrial Age. There are many scientific discoveries that stemmed from the Industrial Age that we take for granted.In1885, Louis P ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


e classical learning of the Greeks and Romans. During this age, artistic, religious, political, and scientific thought advanced significantly. In addition to these achievements, some of the most impor ... considered to be one of the greatest periods of human development. During this, the most important scientific discoveries of that time period were made including the telescope, the barometer, and the ...

(5 pages) 1368 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History