The word science is a noun. Science means (1) ability to produce solutions in some problem domain, (2) a particular branch of scientific knowledge.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word science.
Science NetLinks is part of the Thinkfinity partnership, sponsored by Verizon and 8 academic organizations, which provides free, Internet-based content across academic disciplines. This website offers science lesson plans, Internet resources that have been reviewed by Science NetLinks, Benchmarks for science literacy, and science updates. The website also contains news and a weekly science update.
Science Update is a produced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. It is a daily, 60-second radio feature covering the latest discoveries in science, technology, and medicine. On the website, users can listen, download, or get a transcript of stories. There is also a link to a science update classroom feature, and a place for users to enter a science question.
Science Magazine is published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Science has the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed journal. Along with Nature, a British publication, it is one of the few journals to deal with scientific topics from all fields. The website provides selected material free; complete information and full access is by subscription.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) was founded in 1848 and publishes the journal Science, which has a readership of 1 million. The website describes what iAAAS does, how to join, its organization, and programs and other publications.
The NSF is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 to promote the progress of science, advance national health, prosperity and welfare, and to secure the national defense. The Foundation supports all fields of fundamental science and engineering. On the website, users can find news, information about funding, awards, discoveries, publications, statistics, and more.
Science is the study of nature and the physical universe by means of observation and experimentation techniques. This science portfolio illustrates scientists at work in laboratories using scientific equipment.
The website for the School of Computer Science has 6 divisions that are fully described, plus a number of Institutes within the divisions such as the Robotics Institute, Entertainment Technology, and others. The school offers degrees at both the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. Information about the programs, how to apply, and much more is available on the website.
The University of Wisconsin Computer Science site is a full description of the programs, students, and application procedures. The Program, which started in 1963, serves both undergraduate and graduate students. There is also information about faculty and student research, a link to the computer science library, and publications.
The Christian Science Monitor is a national daily newspaper founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1908. This website is the online edition. There is only one religious column a day, as requested by Eddy. The rest is independent national and international news that uses for sources their own reporters around the world rather than just AP and Reuters. Print and online subscriptions can be ordered.
The Donald Bren School, part of the UC Irvine campus of the University of California, was founded as a Department in 1968 and established as an independent School in 2002. There are about 1200 students, undergraduate and graduate, and 60 faculty members. The Bren School is the largest computing program in the UC system. Information about applying, visiting, and more on the website.
LiveScience is a science news website produced by the Imaginova Corporation. The site covers science news, complex scientific questions, and ideas. The site is searchable by subjects: space, animals, health, environment, technology, history, strange news and other features like Editor's Choice. There is also a store where users can purchase all kinds of science related games, toys, and much more.
CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, is Australia's largest national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world. CSIRO offers educational resources for schools and at-home science for all ages. Its flagship projects include everything from space to mining and health. All described on the website.
The Scientist was first published in 1986. It is a monthly magazine of analysis, interpretation, and expert opinion for active researchers in the life sciences who are interested in a broad view of science. Online readers can read the current issue for free; subscriptions allow readers to access all portions of the magazine. Readers can also register for a science headlines delivered daily.
CiteSeer is a Scientific Literature Digital Library, hosted by Penn State University School of Information Sciences and Technology. The citations are mostly to articles in computer science and technology. CiteSeer is unique in that it allows searching by algorithm, data, metadata, services, techniques, and software as well as author, title, and subject.
The ACM is the primary organization in the field of Computing Machinery and promotes computing as a science and a profession. The site has a digital library with online articles from some of the journals published by ACM. There are also book lists, Special interest groups, a career service center and more.
Located in France, CIRS is an international scientific organization created in 1998 to promote all aspects of science and scientific research. On the website, users can find a directory of researchers worldwide, an international directory of scientific prizes and awards and their winners, libraries and scientific bookshops, a directory of major scientific journals, and bibliographies.
The Computer Laboratory at Cambridge University in the UK is an academic department which encompasses computer science, engineering, technology and mathematics. There are 35 faculty and 140 PhD students. There is a specialized library and access to a publications database. Information about the faculty, research, applying, and job openings are all found on the website.
Operated by AAAS, the science society, this website is a place through which universities, medical centers, journals, government agencies and others can bring their news to the media. The search is by subject and the public can use all of the sites except for the Embargoed News section and the Experts section.
The mission of NASA is to pioneer the future in space exploration, space science discovery, and aeronautics research. Throughout its history, NASA has conducted or funded scientific research that has led to many inventions and improvements to life here on Earth.
First open in 1986, NCSA is one of the original five major National Science Foundation Supercomputer Centers. It is located on the campus of the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. The Center develops large extremely powerful supercomputers and the software to run them.
Founded in 1901, NIST is a federal agency within the United States Commerce Department. The NIST strives to promote the nation's innovation and competitiveness by advancing science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance our economic security and quality of life.
SDSC was founded with an NSF grant in 1995. It is a research center of the University of California, San Diego. Its mission is to further research and development in computational science and high performance computing.
The school, part of the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne is located in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is one of the major European centers of teaching and research in information technology. The school has about 1000 students at all levels and a faculty of 40. There is also information in French about applying.
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The following articles provide recent science-related news.
Some people thought the stripy cattle in a Japanese pasture were a practical joke, but the science behind the camoflaged bovines could save farmers big money
CBS News. Wednesday, 20 Nov 2019 11:14:27 +0000.
In order to orient ourselves in space, and to find our way around, we form mental maps of our surroundings. But what happens if the coordinate system of our brain, which measures our mental maps, is distorted?
Science Daily. Monday, 18 Nov 2019 19:08:45 EST.
The painstaking work of art restorers, who remove decades of dulling dirt and dust or repair damaged works, is meant to help art stand the test of time by keeping time at bay
CBS News. Sunday, 17 Nov 2019 14:30:03 +0000.