MINI ALMANAC


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Highlights:

Norbert Wiener

IG-NOBEL 2005

The Da Vinci Code

Holy Blood, Holy Grail

The Solomon Key

NOBEL MEDICINE 2004

IG-NOBEL PRIZES
2004

The first email

Concerned Scientists write to Bush

Economics Nobel 2003

Chemistry Nobel 2003

Medicine Nobel 2003
Literature Nobel 2003

Physics Nobel 2003

Life on Mars ?
Rosalind Franklin and the Discovery of Double Helix

Good Bye Dolly
On Stonehenge
The Loss of Columbia
IG Nobel 2002
The invention of :-)
West Nile Virus
Asteroid Impact?
Molecule Hunt
Tuxedo Park
Ancient Trade Routes
Pop Singer to Fly In Space
Great Ideas

Computational Genomics

Bioinformatics


Baraka

The Universe in a Nutshell
Copenhagen, the Play
Count of Monte Cristo
Nobel Prize 2001
John Nash
Echelon
Kernel Methods

Ig-Nobel Prize
Einstein's Brain
Space Turism
Floating City
Mir's Blast
Origins
Great Books
Nobel Prize
In the mind of:
Serial Killers
The secret shuttle
Are we aliens?
Studying ET
Dinosaurs
Bonobo
Pattern Analysis
Early Vibrators
and Hysteria
The CYB.ORGs
among us
Book: Darwin
Book: Russell

 

CREATIONISM DEFEATED IN COURT

Reason 1
Superstition 0

A Pennsylvania school district cannot teach in science classes a concept that says some aspects of science were created by a supernatural being, a federal judge has ruled.

In an opinion, U.S. District Judge John Jones ruled that teaching "intelligent design" would violate the Constitutional separation of church and state.

"We have concluded that it is not [science], and moreover that ID cannot uncouple itself from its creationist, and thus religious, antecedents," Jones writes in his opinion posted on the court's Web site. (See it here from CNN)

 

 

 


NOBEL FOR MEDICINE, 2004

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2004 awarded jointily to Richard Axel and Linda B. Buck for their discoveries of "odorant receptors and the organization of the olfactory system"

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Archaeologists Uncover
Ancient Maritime Spice Route Between India, Egypt

Archaeologists from UCLA and the University of Delaware have unearthed the most extensive remains to date from sea trade between India and Egypt during the Roman Empire, adding to mounting evidence that spices and other exotic cargo traveled into Europe over sea as well as land. READ MORE

 
 
 

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Improbable Research

The 2005 IG Nobel Prizes were awarded in a ceremony at Harvard University.

THE 2005 AWARDS:

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History of Technology

Is this Monument Telling the Truth ?



This monument in downtown Boston is at odds with a recent Congress resolution, granting to Antonio Meucci - not Alexander Bell - moral rights for the invention of the telephone .... more