Science History

Plumbing To Paleontology- Famed Citizen Scientist Fossil Hunter Harley Garbani Dies At 88

Not many plumbers become known worldwide for significant fossil discoveries but self-taught  paleontologist and archaeologist Harley Garbani did just that, finding skulls of the youngest-known Tyrannosaurus rex and the youngest-known Triceratops in a disti ...

Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Apr 24 2011 - 2:47am

Francesco Redi And The First Science Experiment

I had a question posed to me last week; 'what was the first science experiment?' ...

Article - Hank Campbell - May 10 2011 - 1:06pm

Geniuses Of Britain- The First Five

It's common practice among learned people that, the more educated the company, the more obscure the lists of people they will invent any time there is a question about history.   Science may be universally quantifiable but history of science is quite ...

Article - Hank Campbell - May 16 2011 - 4:12pm

Science History: A Look At General Electric's Early Guest Book

What do Ivan Pavlov,  Guglielmo Marconi and Thomas Edison all have in common?  Not much, you might think- but after the creation of General Electric’s first Global Research Laboratory in the barn behind Chief Engineer Charles Steinmetz’s house in Schenecta ...

Article - News Staff - May 7 2012 - 8:17am

Health In The Dark Ages: Demonic Possession And Miraculous Healing

Experts from all over the world are gathering at the University to exchange the latest insights on concepts of 'Health and the Healthy Body' in early medieval times, 400-1200 A.D at  a two-day conference, which brings together leading experts in ...

Article - News Staff - Jun 10 2011 - 3:29pm

History, Science And The TMT Boundary

History, Science and the TMT Boundary To the extent that written records show political, religious or other personal bias, it may be truly said that history is bunk.  Or we may say with Henry Ford that history- as a list of dates of political events- is b ...

Article - Patrick Lockerby - Jun 20 2011 - 2:54pm

Blooming Botany (2)

Now we come to the second part of the series Botany: A Blooming History entitled ...

Article - Robert H Olley - Jul 20 2011 - 10:52am

History Mysteries #1- Who Shot The Tomatoes?

History Mysteries #1- Who Shot The Tomatoes? or The Astonishment of a Sailor on Finding Buckshot in His Portion of Tomatoes. Hidden in the details of the Jeannette Expedition one finds a factor in common with the Franklin Expedition: lead poisoning. The J ...

Article - Patrick Lockerby - Jul 1 2011 - 4:02pm

History Mysteries #2- The Sawdust Coast

History Mysteries #2- The Sawdust Coast According to Peter Freuchen, writing of his travels in Siberia, circa 1936,  the tundra coast near Tiksi in the Lena Delta was fringed with logs and the sea bottom contained "hundreds of thousands of years of s ...

Article - Patrick Lockerby - Jul 10 2011 - 8:51am

History Mystery #3- Land, Law And Science

History Mystery #3- Land, Law and Science "Words are to the Anthropologist what rolled pebbles are to the Geologist — battered relics of past ages often containing within them indelible records capable of intelligent interpretation..." John Hers ...

Article - Patrick Lockerby - Jul 14 2011 - 4:27pm