Scientists and amateurs

a history of the Royal Society.
  • 0.52 MB
  • English
H. Schuman , New York
SeriesLife of science library
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Open LibraryOL21732885M

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This book was a primary reason for my life of amateur inquiry and scientific study. (This book, and a whole bunch of Robert A. Heinlein science fiction, to be more precise.) The projects, from growing mold and algae in the basement, to a full-fledged particle accelerator, by way of a lightning-strike counter and a robotic mouse, were the.

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It is a great way to spark conversation about the important role that scientists play and how each of us can assume the role of by: 5. The Amateur Scientist was a column in the Scientific American, and was the definitive "how-to" resource for citizen-scientists for over 72 years (–), making it the longest running column in Scientific American ' s history.

The column was regarded for revealing the brass-tacks secrets of research and showing home-based experimenters how to make original discoveries using only.

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Residual expertise - or why scientists are amateurs at most of science Jeff Leek /05/18 Editor’s note: I have been unsuccessfully attempting to finish a book I started 3 years ago about how and why everyone should get pumped about reading and understanding scientific papers.

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Society for Amateur Scientists (SAS) Society for Amateur Science Website SAS Weekly Newsletters SCIENCE PROJECTS: Articles from latest THE AMATEUR SCIENTIST SAS Online Forum SAS Swap Meet SAS Physics Demos page. Many scientists have a deep love for scientific research and they carry this out as though it were an exciting game.

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1 - 20 of results Readers will be fascinated to learn about a wide range of scientists who have attained recognition or have demonstrated unique abilities in a variety of scientifc fields including, astronomy, mathematics, chemistry, physics, anthropology, oceanography, botany, and lgically.

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Her project won science fair awards and was recently published in a book. The journal Science itself was begun by a famous amateur scientist and inventor. Although his methods were sometimes ridiculed by some scholarly scientists, their names are long forgotten.

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