Interactive. Physics. Habitat. Rocks and Weathering. Leonardo Home Page. Who was Leonardo da Vinci?
He had a keen eye and quick mind that led him to make important scientific discoveries, yet he never published his ideas. He was a gentle vegetarian who loved animals and despised war, yet he worked as a military engineer to invent advanced and deadly weapons. History of Newton's Papers (1727-1872) At his death on 20 March 1727, Isaac Newton left papers relating to all areas of the intellectual pursuits he had followed since arriving at Trinity College, Cambridge, in the summer of 1661. His friend, relative by marriage (to Newton's half-niece Catherine Barton) and successor at the Mint, John Conduitt, posted a bond for Newton's debts and claimed entitlement to this material, Newton having died intestate.
Science Snacks: Proprioception. Proprioception Wiggle where you're at Even with our eyes closed, we have a sense of body position - where our arms and legs are, for example, and that we are moving them.
Muscles, tendons, joints and the inner ear contain proprioceptors, also known as stretch receptors, which relay positional information to our brains. Our brains then analyze this information and provide us with a sense of body orientation and movement. Paper with lines Pencil. Inspiration for Science Educators. Science Podcast: Free Science Podcasts from Scientific American. S Simple Satellite Tracker: International Space Station, spy satellites, Hubble Space Telescope.
TeachingwithTED. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design.
It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. Since then its scope has become ever broader. TEDTalks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Home and City.