Essays Tagged: "scientific discovery"

Chance or Planning. Scientists and their lives. Mentiones Darwin, Watson, Crick, Franklin, and Wilkins

Intelligence and planning are necessary factors in scientific research, however chance and luck are also important and somewhat necessary factors. The ... l intelligent men that planned their experiments, however without chance and luck their success and scientific achievement would not be as great.Intelligence and planning are important in scientific d ... planning are important in scientific discovery, but are not always the dominating forces that drive scientific research. Such is the case with Charles Darwin, James Watson and Francis Crick. All three ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Marinetti's futurist manifesto: epigraph of pre-war Europe or the New Testament of 'Modern Europe'?

future. There were many avenues which she could take; she could continue the path of innovation and scientific discovery- thus idealism. Or it could take the broader, the more pragmatic route envision ...

(6 pages) 72 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A comparison of Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hide with a short description of the story. Also a description of two minor characters.

g into Hyde, who commits suicide when he realizes he is about to be trapped by Jekyll. Dr. Jekyll's scientific discovery ultimately leads to his tragic death.Dr. Jekyll, the main character, appears to ...

(3 pages) 83 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cloning

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

Albert Einstein's life from when he is 4 till he dies.

ion, and much in the way Einstein's genius and fascination with nature pointed him toward a life of scientific discovery. In 1916, about halfway through the First World War, Einstein published his fam ...

(2 pages) 29 0 2.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Stem Cell Research-What are stem cells and why should we continue studying them?

g for more then twenty years. The more we study them the more potential we find. But with every new scientific discovery there is always controversy and stem cells are no different. The controversy ar ...

(3 pages) 326 1 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

The Futility of Aspiration Exposed in Frankenstein

umbles by his own misguided lust for knowledge. It seems this Frankenstein had started on a path to scientific discovery when he came in contact with the writings of men like Agrippas and Paracelsus. ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley.

evance. I will cover the topics of acceptance in society, revenge, ambition and the consequences of scientific discovery.The major theme in Frankenstein is the great emphasis placed on appearance and ... ing out again. This is still an issue today, I have already mentioned cloning, but as more and more scientific discoveries are made, we are still left asking the question of where it is all leading, t ...

(10 pages) 129 0 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Victor Frankenstein and Robert Walton there similarities

tensely human desire here illustrated by the title character's quest for personal glory by means of scientific discovery.Moreover, both Victor Frankenstein and the Arctic explorer Robert Walton, whose ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Brief History of the Periodic Table

scovery of obvious elements such as gold, silver, tin, copper, lead and mercury. In 1649, the first scientific discovery of an element occurred in 1649 when Hennig Brand discovered phosphorous. Many o ... e chlorine, bromine, and iodine. His work, along with De Chancourtois's, was disregarded, while the scientific field waited for someone to produce a valid organization of the elements.In 1869 and 1870 ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Stem Cells and Public Policy

to treat diseases such as diabetes and Parkinson's disease. Like a lot of other expanding fields of scientific discovery and research, research on stem cells raises lots of questions regarding life--w ... l when it comes to hES research. And many other scientists will most likely relocate in the name of scientific research. Yes there are cons to dealing with hES, but think about the cons. There are so ...

(6 pages) 140 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Benjamin Franklin: His contribution to American History

isher, a political figure and a scientist. However, one of the most influential out of these is his scientific discovery. Benjamin Franklin was destined to achieve international fame through his exper ... nt's extreme danger. Benjamin Franklin had transformed electricity from a curiosity into a field of scientific study. While electricity brought him international acclaim, Franklin investigated a varie ...

(4 pages) 90 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cloning

the class, the professor changes his lecture material into a class discussion involving the recent scientific breakthrough in the field of cloning. During the discussion, the professor explains how t ... humans or animals.Professor: Good morning class! I am sure that you all have heard about the recent scientific discovery in the process of cloning. If not, allow me to fill you in on this current cont ...

(13 pages) 76 1 4.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Sustainability

do the same.Most agree that science and engineering are the key to creating a sustainable society. Scientific discovery leads to new technologies that may aid in sustainable development. However, thi ... in sustainable development. However, this does not necessarily imply a linear path. Ideally, better scientific knowledge leads to technological innovation, which in turn leads to industrial innovation ...

(2 pages) 130 0 3.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Bioprospecting

ing on Hawaiian taro plants is a growing issue amongst researchers and the indigenous peoples. This scientific discovery raises ethical questions regarding bioprospecting and attacks the University of ...

(3 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Victorian Era Overview

n the history of religious practice and change for it witnessed a major conflict with Christianity. Scientific discovery had found explanations of the beginning of the universe, which was challenging ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Irony And Symbolism

was a reflection of the superior or malice attitude during this era do to great explanation through scientific discovery. He was so arrogant and such a perfectionist he would sacrifice his beloved wif ... ra in which people thought we could find an answer to all problems. I feel that the experiments and scientific nature of the Great Awakening made Hawthorne feel nature was threatened. Georgiana symbol ...

(6 pages) 62 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In our existing age, when technological advancement and uncontrolled curiosity

because it would put a restrain on their business goals or funds, but also because it would hinder scientific and historical discovery.An individual in search of the gold and treasure can be called a ... have the funding," says Tom Gidius, salvor, "which is the difficulty they run into." In the age of scientific discovery and the exponential growth of knowledge, we all benefit from the work of these ...

(2 pages) 394 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Renaissance was a period in European history when there

of this period included Leonardo de Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael.The Renaissance was a time of scientific discovery. People examined the human body and learned how blood circulates. Two invention ...

(2 pages) 1059 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The European Enlightenment: the men behind it

teenth century was a movement inspired by the era preceding it; the seventeenth century was full of scientific discovery which challenged age-old beliefs and built faith in man’s reason rather than s ... into progression.The seventeenth century has been called the Century of Genius, and it was its scientific background that stirred the following century into its movement toward Enlightenment and ...

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers