Science, Volume 67

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John Michels (Journalist)
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1928 - Science


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Page 283 - The basis of our government being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right ; and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.
Page 112 - A fire-mist and a planet, — A crystal and a cell, — A jelly-fish and a saurian, And caves where the cave-men dwell ; Then a sense of law and beauty, And a face turned from the clod, — Some call it Evolution, And others call it God.
Page 259 - I am purposing them to be considered of and examined on account of a philosophical discovery, which induced me to the making of the said telescope, and which I doubt not but will prove much more grateful than the communication of that instrument, being in my judgment the oddest if not the most considerable detection which hath hitherto been made in the operations of nature.
Page 259 - ... that the vibrations thus excited are propagated in the refracting or reflecting medium or substance, much after the manner that vibrations are propagated in the air for causing sound, and move faster than the rays, so as to overtake them...
Page 8 - Association are, by periodical and migratory meetings, to promote intercourse between those who are cultivating science in different parts of America, to give a stronger and more general impulse and more systematic direction to scientific research, and to procure for the labors of scientific men increased facilities ami a wider usefulness.
Page 14 - Science and the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Technology of the National Research Council.
Page 64 - ... the School of Hygiene and Public Health of the Johns Hopkins University...
Page 19 - Recommendations. — (a) It is requested that an author who publishes a name as new shall definitely state that it is new, that this be stated in only one (ie, in the first) publication, and that the date of publication be not added to the name in its first publication. (b) It is requested that an author who quotes a generic name, or a specific name, or a subspecific name, shall add at least once the author and year of publication of the quoted name or a full bibliographic reference.
Page 468 - Ritter furnished the scientific inspiration and secured the essential cooperation of the scientific bodies representing organized science — the National Academy of Sciences, the National Research Council and the American Association for the Advancement of Science — in nominating trustees of this institution for the popularization of science.
Page 19 - The valid name of a genus or species can be only that name under which it was first designated on the condition: (a) That this name was published and accompanied by an indication, or a definition, or a description; and (b) That the author has applied the principles of binary nomenclature.

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