Imperial College London Imperial College London is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. Its royal patron and founder, Prince Albert, envisioned an educational area in South Kensington, that included museums and scientific and arts institutions. The Imperial Institute was opened by his wife, Queen Victoria, who laid the first brick. Imperial College was granted a royal charter by their son King Edward VII in 1907, as a specialist college in science and engineering of the federal University of London. The college expanded its specialisation to medicine through mergers with medical schools like the St Mary's Hospital Medical School (in 1988). In 2005 Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of York opened the Imperial College Business School. Imperial became an independent university specialising in science, engineering, medicine and business in 2007 during its centennial celebration.
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Royal College of Science History The Royal College of Science has its earliest origins in the Royal College of Chemistry founded under the auspices of Prince Albert in 1845, located first in Hanover Square and then from 1848 in somewhat cheaper premises in Oxford Street. Cash-strapped from the start as a private institution, in 1853 it was merged in with the School of Mines, founded in 1851 in Jermyn Street, and placed under the newly created British government Science and Art Department, although it continued to retain its own premises and substantially its own identity. The Science and Art Department was keen to improve the quality of technical education, in particular the systematic training of school teachers, and so new classes in mathematics, astronomy, botany and agriculture were added, alongside the departments of mechanics, metallurgy and geology which soon also moved from Jermyn Street. (Mineralogy and mining remained behind at the Museum of Practical Geology until the 1890s).
PLOS ONE : accelerating the publication of peer-reviewed science Advertisement advanced search Browse Subject Areas: Capturing Natural-Colour 3D Models of Insects for Species Discovery and Diagnostics Chuong V. Royal College of Science Union Welcome! Welcome to the website for the Royal College of Science Union (RCSU). Within these pages you can find details of what we have done, what we will do and what we are here for. Robert N. M. Watson: Home Page @ cl.cam.ac.uk I am a University Lecturer in Systems, Security, and Architecture in the Security Research Group at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory. I lead a number of cross-layer research projects spanning computer architecture, compilers, program analysis, program transformation, operating systems, networking, and security. Current projects include CTSRD, a project in collaboration with SRI International looking at clean-slate hardware and software designs for security.
University College London University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London. Established in 1826 as London University by founders inspired by the radical ideas of Jeremy Bentham, UCL was the first university institution established in London and the earliest in England to be entirely secular, to admit students regardless of their religion and to admit women on equal terms with men. UCL became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London in 1836 and has grown through mergers, including with the Institute of Neurology (in 1997), the Royal Free Hospital Medical School (in 1998), the Eastman Dental Institute (in 1999), the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (in 1999), the School of Pharmacy (in 2012) and the Institute of Education (in 2014). History 1826 to 1836 (London University)
The Unexpected NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Named after the Indian-American astronomer Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Chandra was launched and deployed by Space Shuttle Columbia on July 23, 1999. Chandra is unique because of its sensitivity and its extremely high precision mirrors. These features have led to discoveries in many areas of astronomy, especially in relation to the life cycles of stars, the role of supermassive black holes in the evolution of galaxies, and the study of dark matter and dark energy. Looking back on the accomplishments of NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory over the past dozen years, and trying to predict what it will find in the future, one thing is certain: we can expect the unexpected. This piece lists some of the expectations for the Chandra mission along with some of the unexpected discoveries.
History of University College London University College's main building in the late 1820s, with its classical portico and dome University College London (UCL) was founded on 11 February 1826, under the name London University, as a secular alternative to the strictly religious universities of Oxford and Cambridge. It was founded from the beginning as a university, not a college or institute. However its founders encountered strong opposition from the Church of England, among others, which prevented them from securing the Royal Charter under the title of "university" that was necessary for the award of degrees, and it was not until 1836, when the latter-day University of London was established, that the college was legally recognised and granted the authority to submit students for the degree examinations of the University of London.
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List of years in science List of years in science From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search The following entries cover events related to science or technology which occurred in the listed year. 1500s 1600s List of years in philosophy List of years in philosophy From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search The following entries cover events related to the study of philosophy which occurred in the listed year. Pre 1900 List of years in literature This page gives a chronological list of years in literature (descending order), with notable publications listed with their respective years and a small selection of notable events. The time covered in individual years covers Renaissance, Baroque and Modern literature, while Medieval literature is resolved by century. Note: List of years in poetry exists specifically for poetry. See Table of years in literature for an overview of all "year in literature" pages. 21st century