Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

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1902 - Science
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Page 554 - For e'en though vanquished, he could argue still ; While words of learned length, and thundering sound, Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around, — And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew.
Page 267 - Before the advent of relativity, physics recognized two conservation laws of fundamental importance, namely, the law of the conservation of energy and the law of the conservation of mass; these two fundamental laws appeared to be quite independent of each other.
Page 29 - The objects of the 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 and a wider usefulness.
Page 34 - Association, and arrange the program for the first day of the sessions. The time and place of this first meeting shall be designated by the Permanent Secretary. Unless otherwise agreed upon, regular meetings of the Council shall be held in the Council room at 9 o'clock AM, on each day. of the meeting of the Association. Special meetings of the Council may bę called at any time by the President.
Page 428 - who leads us to absolute truth whenever we wander." A few observations were made by Caius Plinius, Claudius ^lianus.Athenaeus, and others. About 400 AD Decius Magnus Ausonius wrote a pleasing little poem on the Moselle, setting forth the merits of its various fishes. It was not, however, until the middle of the seventeenth century that any advance was made in the knowledge of fishes. At that time the development of scholarship among the nations of Europe was such that a few wise men were able to...

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