Essays Tagged: "Physicist"

Galileo Galilei - founder of modern experimental science

as and theories and introduced them to mankind. Galileo helped society as an Italian astronomer and physicist, but how did he come to be such a great and well-known scientist? It took hard work and pa ...

(2 pages) 126 0 2.7 Feb/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Sir Isaac Newton

e good work.SIR ISAAC NEWTONNewton was born on December 25,1642. He was an Englishmathematician and physicist, considered one of the greatestscientist in history, who made important contributions to m ...

(3 pages) 165 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays

The Nature of Scientific Progress as described in T.H. Kuhn's model of paradigms and revolutions, and Larry Laudan's model of research traditions

Physicist and Nobel laureate W.L. Bragg once compared science to a coral reef, pointing out how the ...

(8 pages) 261 1 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Albert Einstein

was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm,Germany. I was not an inventor in the conventional sense. I was a physicistand theorist. My inventions were not tangible things, but ideas I put on paperand may later ...

(3 pages) 57 2 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Aeroplane Physics

's Third Law of Motion.Bernoulli's PrincipleThis principle, named after the Swiss mathematician and physicist Daniel Bernoulli (1700-82), states that the pressure in a moving fluid becomes less as the ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Robert Boyle

uring the first thirty years of the existence of the Royal Society. He was not only a chemist and a physicist as we know him to be, but also an avid theologian, a philanthropist, an essayist, and a be ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.8 Aug/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Videogames: The new Goliath of entertainment why are videogames such a success? *-escape *-challenge *-community *-emulation

Videogames: The new Goliath of entertainmentThe first videogame ever was created by a physicist named Willy Higinbotham in 1958 (Herman et al.). Back then, Willy didn?t believe he had in ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Issac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), English mathematician and physicist considered one of the greatest scientists in history, who made important contributions to ... incipia's appearance also involved Newton in an unpleasant episode with the English philosopher and physicist Robert Hooke. In 1687 Hooke claimed that Newton had stolen from him a central idea of the ...

(4 pages) 86 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Outline for Dalton and his work in Chem(outline only).

September 6th, 1766 Eaglesfield, England*Began teaching at the age of twelve*Was a teacher/chemist/physicist*Died in Manchester England July 27, 1844Achievements*President of Philosophical Society*Wi ...

(3 pages) 66 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Introduces innovations in nano-technology.

lding things out of atoms and molecules. The idea first came about in 1959, when Richard Feynman, a physicist, stated in a lecture that: "The principles of physics, as far as I can see, do not speak a ...

(3 pages) 116 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Nuclear Droppings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

District" otherwise known as "the Manhattan Project" (Sherrow).For the next six years it was up to physicist Dr. Robert J. Oppenheimer and his research crew of the world's top scientists, doctors and ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Sir Issac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton was an English mathematician and physicist. He was considered one of the greatest scientists in history. Newton was probably best kno ...

(1 pages) 48 1 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Explains history and simple properties of Density. Relates to a science project on why some crayons float and some sink using the scientific method.

Ever since Archimedes, a Greek mathematician, inventor and physicist who lived from 287 - 212 B.C., exploded out of his bathtub and ran down the street naked y ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

About basic genetics. Includes info. on: Gregor Mendel, Particulate Theory of Heredity, Professor Doppler, Unger, Punnet Square, and more

ors from one generation to the next. While attending the University of Vienna, Professor Doppler, a physicist, trained him to apply a quantitative experimental approach to the study of natural phenome ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

How we teach and how students learn- A mismatch

and how students learn - A mismatch?During the past fifteen years, a steadily increasing number of physicists have been contributing to the growth of a new field for scholarly inquiry: the learning a ... not only specific information and skills but also come to appreciate the beauty and power that the physicist finds in physics. Having obtained a particular insight after hours, days, months, or years ...

(13 pages) 143 1 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Sir William Crookes

meetings at the Royal Institution in London. At one of these meetings, Crookes was influenced by a physicist to change the area of science he studied to physics. In 1856, after his father's death, Cr ...

(1 pages) 26 0 4.1 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A Biography on Albert Einstein.

as said by arguably the greatest thinker of the twentieth century, Albert Einstein. He was a renown physicist who brought us E=mc2, and who won the Nobel Prize. As you will find out, he has also succe ...

(4 pages) 58 1 2.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

PHYSICS- THE AETHER. Everything you need to know about the mysterious Aether, Michelson-Morley's experient and Einstein's genius answer.

he aether model for the transmission of light. (2)James Clerk Maxwell proved that light was a wave. Physicists at the time were accustomed to believing all waves must have a medium to be transmitted- ... like air particles for sound. Because one could not be seen, a model for transmission was invented. Physicist called the medium luminiferous aether and was said 'to carry the motion of light'. It was ...

(6 pages) 31 0 3.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Jesse Ernest Wilkins Jr.

He was a physicist, mathematician, and nuclear/chemical engineer. He was also known as child prodigy and was ...

(1 pages) 1757 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Life of John Dalton.

b. Sept. 6, 1766, Eaglesfield, Cumberland. Eng.- d. July 27, 1844, Manchester), British chemist and physicist who developed the atomic theory of matter and hence is known as one of the fathers of mode ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry