Galileo Galilei

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Name: Galileo Galilei
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

New frontiers in education

DHNS:Rohit Pande analyses how technology has revolutionised the way we approach education these daysThis age of technology integration into all spheres of human life can be termed the golden era of human civilisation. Today we are at a stage where the ... [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Lost Copernicus First Edition Found Again

(CN) - A first-edition copy of Copernicus' De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium (1543), a major work in the history of science, believed to have been burned up in a 2004 fire, has been found again, among books waiting restoration.Nicolaus Copernicus' book ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Galileo Galilei

, often known mononymously as Galileo, was an Italian physicist, mathematician, engineer, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the scientific revolution. Galileo's championing of heliocentrism was controversial within his lifetime, a ... [Published ZDNet - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

St. Joseph Calasanz

The Spanish priest (1556-1648) devoted his life to the education of deprived children. Joseph was ordained in 1583 after being trained in canon law and theology. He went to Rome, where it seemed he had a promising Church career, but he was shocked by ... [Published Catholic Exchange - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

See Iceland in day and In night

Herschel Little America BackpackIf the lights could dance, it'd be northern lights. Yes, needless to say harmony of colors in the sky, it's like a fairy story or say a film frame. Nature is the most incredible thing in our life I believe. it's so surprising ... [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

3D Printed Party Favor for a Celestial Celebration

Some of you delightful readers may already be familiar with me from the Twitterverse, but I am now branching out as a guest 3D scanning correspondent for different industry blogs, starting with 3D Systems, the creators of my preferred method of quick ... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Minutes, Aug. 25

August 25 Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote. Word of the Day Argus-eyed AR-guhs-ide adjective; Extremely observant; watchful; sharp-sighted. — Dictionary.com This Day ... [Published Colchester Bulletin - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

Today is Monday, Aug. 25, the 237th day of 2014 with 128 to follow.The moon is new. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury and Saturn.Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include Czar ... [Published UPI - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

8/25/2014: Leisure: this day in history

1609: Galileo Galilei demon ● strated his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers. 1630: Portuguese forces were ● defeated by the Kingdom of Kandy at the Battle of Randeniwela in Sri Lanka. 1768: James Cook began his ● first voyage. 1875: Captain... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

More great moments in science (if Twitter had existed)

_ Imagine if all scientists in history could access Twitter. Sounds awful, doesn’t it. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA A month ago, this blog looked at what it might be like . The post was surprisingly popular, and many who read it insisted on seeing ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

What I learned from debating science with trolls

I often like to discuss science online and I’m also rather partial to topics that promote lively discussion, such as climate change, crime statistics and (perhaps surprisingly) the big bang. This inevitably…AuthorARC Future Fellow and Senior Lecturer ... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

How Do Satellites Orbit The Earth?

Take a look at the moon and it isn’t hard to imagine it as a planet. A 3476 kilometres-in-diameter ball of rock, with basalt plains and mountain ranges, whose gravitational pull produces tides here on Earth. Despite its vast mass and gravitational pull, ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Aug 11 2014]

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What I Learned From Debating Science With Trolls [Published Pacific Standard - Aug 28 2014]
New frontiers in education [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 27 2014]
Other Infamous Thieves Who Pillaged Libraries, ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 27 2014]
405th Anniversary of Galileo's Telescope: Looki... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 27 2014]
Lost Copernicus First Edition Found Again [Published Courthouse News Service - Aug 27 2014]
Galileo Galilei [Published ZDNet - Aug 27 2014]
Radical New Documentary Claims Copernicus and 4... [Published Epoch Times - Aug 26 2014]
St. Joseph Calasanz [Published Catholic Exchange - Aug 26 2014]
See Iceland in day and In night [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Aug 25 2014]
3D Printed Party Favor for a Celestial Celebration [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 [Published UPI - Aug 25 2014]
Morning Minutes, Aug. 25 [Published Colchester Bulletin - Aug 25 2014]
Explainer: How do satellites orbit the Earth? [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 25 2014]
8/25/2014: Leisure: this day in history [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 25 2014]
On this day: Paris is liberated by the Allies [Published The Scotsman - Aug 25 2014]
The £4.4 billion Brussels space fiasco [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 24 2014]
Surf Saturn’s Rings In Amazing Raw Cassini Imag... [Published Universe Today - Aug 21 2014]
Timeline of Mars Research [Published RIA Novosti - Aug 20 2014]
More great moments in science (if Twitter had e... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
What I learned from debating science with trolls [Published Conversation AU - Aug 18 2014]
anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day [Collector'... [Published Anime News Network - Aug 18 2014]
Written in the stars [Published Philippine Star - Aug 16 2014]
Circulating Tumor Cells in Metastatic Breast Ca... [Published The ASCO Post - Aug 15 2014]
How Do Satellites Orbit The Earth? [Published Gizmodo Australia - Aug 11 2014]
Explainer: how do satellites orbit the earth? [Published Conversation AU - Aug 11 2014]
Profile: Fred Orthlieb [Published Media Town Talk - Aug 09 2014]
Living in a bubble with neutral gas [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - Aug 08 2014]
Astronomers Document An Explosive Two Weeks Of ... [Published Red Orbit - Aug 05 2014]
Johannes Kepler [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 03 2014]
On Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler: When Science Wa... [Published Intellictual Conservative - Aug 02 2014]
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Non-empirical observation of theories [Published The Reference Frame - Jul 16 2014]
In science, confirmations are always ultimately empirical in character but science has always been more than just naive empiricism A year ago, philosopher (and trained theoretical physicist) Richard Dawid wrote a book named String Theory and the Scientific ...
Mohammed Zoabi: A True Hero! [Published Al Hamatzav - Jun 25 2014]
If there were more Arabs like Mohammed Zoabi , there would not be a conflict at all. In fact, the whole Arab world would most probably be much better off than it is and has been for a too long time now. However, Mohammed Zoabi is unfortunately a rare ...
[tt] NS 2965: Shakespeare (3 articles) [Published TranshumanTech - May 06 2014]
NS 2965: Shakespeare (3 articles) http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229654.800-shakespeare-did-radical-astronomy-inspire-hamlet.html et seq.1. Did radical astronomy inspire Hamlet?* 18 April 2014 by Dan FalkDan Falk is a journalist and broadcaster ...
Dissent on a One Way Street [Published RedState Blog - Apr 04 2014]
googletag.cmd.push(function () { googletag.display('div-gpt-1613311184-5'); }); Six years ago, Brendan Eich contributed $1000.00 to the Proposition 8 campaign in California that sought to preserve marriage between one man and one woman. Eich recently ...
This Is What The World Would Look Like Without ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Mar 31 2014]
During “Earth Hour” on Saturday, lights went out across the world as people showed support for renewable energy. Across the globe on March 29, people in thousands of cities observed "Earth Hour" by turning off their lights between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. ...
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