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University of Oklahoma-Norman Term Lectureship in Race, Gender, and Difference in Science, Engineering, and Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled

Length: 1 year with possibility of renewal for a second

Comments: “Duties will include teaching one graduate and four undergraduate courses per year.”  … 12 more words

2014 Deadlines

Peter Harrison's Brilliant Insight on History of Science

Think Again about the History of Science with Oxford Scholar Peter Harrison

Posted by Philosopher  James K.A. Smith for the Colossians Forum on December 5, 2011       Reposted here with some edits and additions by gcarkner Oct 16, 2014… 796 more words

Faith & Culture

Book 152: Eyes Right by Hugh Barty-King

Eyes Right – The Story of Dollond & Aitchison by Hugh Barty-King

Finished reading on 12. 10.2014

Rating: 6/10

If you’ve never thought of reading a book about a small family business turned international success, this book isn’t for you. 216 more words

Book Review

Two new Darwin statues, as a young naturalist

In the news recently, there are two new Charles Darwin statues, and they both depict the young naturalist (yay!).

The Chicago Maroon: Dr. Watson welcomes Darwin statue… 30 more words

C.R. Darwin

Jane Marcet educates Michael Faraday

This post is in honor of Ada Lovelace Day, a celebration of the contributions of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

Even when women weren’t officially recognized as scientists or allowed to pursue a formal education or career in science, they still managed to make incredible contributions in a variety of ways.   2,339 more words

History Of Science

The Queen of Science – The woman who tamed Laplace.

In a footnote to my recent post on the mythologizing of Ibn al-Haytham I briefly noted the inadequacy of the terms Arabic science and Islamic science, pointing out that there were scholars included in these categories who were not Muslims and ones who were not Arabic. 2,091 more words

History Of Science

I'll see you on the far side of the Moon

Modern humans have been around roughly 100,000 years, but until 55 years ago, none of us knew what the far side of our own Moon looked like. 177 more words

Astronomy