Essays Tagged: "physics and chemistry"

Marie Curie

ELIFE OF MARIE CURIEMarie Curie(1867-1934) was a French physicist with many accomplishments in both physics and chemistry. Marie and her husband Pierre, who was also a French physicist, are both famou ... originally named Marja Sklodowska, was born in Warsaw, Poland on Nov.7, 1867. Her first learning of physics came from her father who taught it in high school. Marie's father must have taught his daugh ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Classification of Sciences

on. Science is classified into pure science and natural science. Pure sciences include mathematics, physics and chemistry, natural sciences include earth sciences and biology, and each science also ma ... r, expressed as the ratio of the number of actual occurrences to the number of possible occurrence. Physics consists of five categories. These are mechanics, aerodynamics, optics, thermodynamics and e ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Using material from the items and elsewhere, briefly explain why some sociologists claim that the study of sociology cannot be scientific.

evelopment of human society. And in this respect it was a science just like the natural sciences of physics and chemistry which seek to discover the laws underlying the behavior of matter.Positivists ...

(3 pages) 47 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

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

for many of his colleagues in science when he proclaimed that the 20th century was "the century of physics and chemistry. But it is clear that the next century will be the century of biology."Global ...

(4 pages) 32 0 2.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Philips and Matsushita

rts were vital to the Philips success. The importance of research and development is evident in the physics and chemistry lab that developed a tungsten metal filament bulb that was a great commercial ...

(13 pages) 117 0 4.8 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies


Baptiste Grimbeaval was a man who in the late 1760's used his knowledge of scientific principles in physics and chemistry to change the structure and firing system of modern Artillery1.A very impor ...

(12 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


es. He attended school at Besancon College Royal de la Franche and graduated in 1842 with honors in physics, mathematics, Latin, and drawing. He then attended another school called Ecole Normale to st ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays

Stephen Hawking

re gone a lot, they had a big influence on his life. Hawking always wanted to study mathematics and physics, but his Dad said that mathematics did not have many job opportunities. He ended up majoring ... his illness, returned to work and school. He did research at Caisus College and studied theoretical physics. He did this partly because he found elementary particles unattractive and he wanted to stud ...

(6 pages) 14 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

French Education

obvious, that the INSAs attract students with a high level of scientific education in mathematics, physics and chemistry.The studies begin with a two-year basic study program in the PREMIER CYCLE, wh ... c study program in the PREMIER CYCLE, which is comprised of general science courses in mathematics, physics, chemistry, mechanics and computer science. These courses are also complimented with courses ...

(9 pages) 26 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Oral presentation given on the effects of single-sex schooling.

rades at their GCSEs in all subjects, even the more traditionally 憁ale� subjects like physics and chemistry.Reasons:昉hysical: Boys mature slower than girls and so girls are more m ...

(5 pages) 37 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Biography of Gerhard Herzberg.

on had two children. Luise died in 1971. Herzberg received early training in Hamburg while studying physics at the Darmstadt Institute of Technology and obtained his Dr.Ing degree in 1928 of H. Rau wh ... tchewan. In 1948 he became principle research officer and soon was made director of the division of physics in national research council. By 1955, the Division was divided into 2 sections and Herzberg ...

(2 pages) 1407 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Chemistry Paper About Marie Sklodowska Curie, a Famous Scientist Who Discovered The Element Polonium

Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934)(based on "Woman in Chemistry and Physics" by Grinstein, Rose, and Rafailovich)Maria Sklodowska was born on November 7, 1867, in Warsa ... ich)Maria Sklodowska was born on November 7, 1867, in Warsaw, Poland. Her father was a professor of physics and mathematics, and the mother was a teacher. Religion and academic success were emphasized ... dent at the Faculty of Science of the Sorbonne. In only three years she obtained Licenciateships in Physics and the Mathematical Sciences. During her stay in Paris, Sklodowska met Pierre Curie, who wa ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry