History has overlooked these 8 women scientists — but not anymore. Historically, science has been a male-dominated field.
Despite dramatic increases in representation over the last 40 years, globally fewer than 30 percent of researchers today in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers are women. Women scientists are also paid less for entry level jobs; they tend to have shorter careers with less progression and growth; and only make up about 25 percent of scientific paper authors despite publishing an equal number as their male counterparts. (It’s even less in fields like math, physics and computer science, where women authorship is 15 percent). Czy znasz polskiego Teslę? Julian Ochorowicz – zapomniany wynalazca telefonu, telewizji… para-psycholog, człowiek renesansu, badacz nieznanego – Jasna Polska. 2. Solvay Conference of 1927. Science has given humanity an incalculable boost over the recent centuries, changing our lives in ways both awe-inspiring and humbling.
The 13 Most Important Numbers in the Universe - James D. Stein's Cosmic Numbers. Five iconic science images, and why they're wrong : SciencePunk. Over the years, we’ve been blessed with innumerable breathtaking images from the pursuit of science – from the unimaginably huge Pillars of Creation to the endlessly tiny Mandelbrot Fractals.
But some of these images have taken on an iconic status, instantly recognisable to schoolchildren and Republican presidential candidates alike. Www.crispian.net/CrispiansScienceMap.html. Fascinating Chart Details The History of the Alphabet. Most of us use the letters of the alphabet everyday, but did you ever stop to wonder how their shapes came to be?
The history of the alphabet is fascinating, and each of the 26 letters has its own unique story. Matt Baker (of UsefulCharts) has designed a handy poster that documents the evolution of our familiar alphabet from its ancient Egyptian Proto-Sinaitic roots (c. 1750 BCE) up to present day Latin script. Biohackers Encoded Malware in a Strand of DNA.
7 (Badass) Scientific Discoveries You Probably Missed in 2017.
Humanities. Social Sciences. Natural Science. Technology. Esoteric. Knowmads. RSA Animate. The Island of Knowledge: How to Live with Mystery in a Culture Obsessed with Certainty and Definitive Answers. 100 Diagrams That Changed the World. Since the dawn of recorded history, we’ve been using visual depictions to map the Earth, order the heavens, make sense of time, dissect the human body, organize the natural world, perform music, and even concretize abstract concepts like consciousness and love. 100 Diagrams That Changed the World (public library) by investigative journalist and documentarian Scott Christianson chronicles the history of our evolving understanding of the world through humanity’s most groundbreaking sketches, illustrations, and drawings, ranging from cave paintings to The Rosetta Stone to Moses Harris’s color wheel to Tim Berners-Lee’s flowchart for a “mesh” information management system, the original blueprint for the world wide web.
Scientists Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations. Scientists found how our minds affect our biology, mainly through the study of epigenetics, which is a branch of science that looks at inherited changes in phenotype (appearance) or gene expression!
Scientists stopped looking at DNA as the only determinant to control human biology. Now, specialists are searching for ways to understand what controls our DNA and the search led them to the mind. The genetic instructions from our DNA are passed down through generations. Moreover, recent discoveries show that the environment we live in could change our genetics, which then continues to pass the new genetics through future generations. Scientists from the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) in Spain conducted this ground-breaking study. Science. BBC Science Club. Humanities. Science Proves That Human Consciousness and Our Material World Are Intertwined: See For Yourself.
Nikola Tesla said it best, “the day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
To understand the true nature of the universe, one must think it terms of energy, frequency and vibration.” Radical Behaviourism and Society. Here is yet another entry for the Rational Skepticism Science Writing Contest.
Please give it a read and, if you like it, vote for it! Also, I may have failed to mention, the general topic the essays must address is “What area of scientific research do you think will prove to be the most important by the end of this century, and why?” By Mr. Samsa B. 8 Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science. The Earth may not be flat nor is it the center of the universe, but that doesn’t mean old-world intellectuals got everything wrong.
In fact, in recent years, modern science has validated a number of teachings and beliefs rooted in ancient wisdom that, up until now, had been trusted but unproven empirically. Here are eight ancient beliefs and practices that have been confirmed by modern science. In their never-ending search for the best way to live, Greek philosophers argued over the relative benefits of hedonic and eudaimonic happiness. Hedonic well-being sees happiness as a factor of increased pleasure and decreased pain, while eudaimonic (“human flourishing”) happiness has more to do with having a larger purpose or meaning in life.
A recent study from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill psychologist Barbara Fredrickson may reveal which form of happiness is more beneficial for health and well-being. Human cells fou. Five Things We Still Don’t Know About Water—Richard Saykally Takes Us Inside Waters’ Mysteries. Science Timeline. Connections (TV series) Umberto Eco’s Antilibrary: Why Unread Books Are More Valuable to Our Lives than Read Ones. By Maria Popova.
Holistic Science. MSc, PG Cert Western science is dominated by ‘reductionism’ – the idea that natural phenomena can be explained in terms of their component parts.
Reductionism is incomplete, and can be counter-productive since it suggests that by analysing the ‘mechanical’ workings of nature we can fully predict and manipulate it. Holistic science recognises the limitations of this methodology, focusing instead on nature’s qualities, complexity and intrinsic value, giving a science fit to solve global challenges. Schumacher College in partnership with Plymouth University (link is external) is the first in the world to offer a postgraduate programme in Holistic Science.
What is Holistic Science? Humans already living in a COMPUTER SIMULATION, leading Nobel Prize astrophysicist warns. Astrophysicist, cosmologist and Nobel Prize winner George Smoot has presented some convincing arguments on why he believes we already living in a simulation. He says that the progress of video games is an example that humans are already capable of producing virtual realities. He said: “Will humans produce realistic simulations? The answer is yes. “Clearly were making progress [with simulations]. Meet the Robin Hood of Science. The tale of how one researcher has made nearly every scientific paper ever published available for free to anyone, anywhere in the world.
On the evening of November 9th, 1989, the Cold War came to a dramatic end with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Four years ago another wall began to crumble, a wall that arguably has as much impact on the world as the wall that divided East and West Germany. The wall in question is the network of paywalls that cuts off tens of thousands of students and researchers around the world, at institutions that can’t afford expensive journal subscriptions, from accessing scientific research. On September 5th, 2011, Alexandra Elbakyan, a researcher from Kazakhstan, created Sci-Hub, a website that bypasses journal paywalls, illegally providing access to nearly every scientific paper ever published immediately to anyone who wants it.
Researcher illegally shares millions of science papers free online to spread knowledge. A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper every published - freely available online. David Deutsch: A new way to explain explanation. Handfast försvar för praktisk intelligens. Dags att lyssna till den tysta kunskapen. Art of War by SunTzu [SunZi] -English Hypertext. Knowledge - Savoir. Www.science-metrix.com/OntologyExplorer/#app=cde1&8f8c-selectedIndex=0. Fjärde Uppgiften. How we change what others think, believe, feel and do. The infinite life of pi - Reynaldo Lopes. World Library of Science.
Real Science Online. The Madingley Model. New Experiment Will Answer Some Mind-Bending Questions On Whether We Live In a Hologram. The Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is completing a unique experiment called the Holometer which has recently started collecting data to answer some mind-bending questions about our universe–including whether we live in a hologram. Scientists Discover Quadruple Helix: Four Strand DNA In Human Cells. Japanese Scientists Say Our Universe Is a Hologram. Symphony of Science - Onward to the Edge! Building an Archive of ALL Documented Human Languages. - The Rosetta Project.
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