Point - Science

Science

  • Point (coat color), animal fur coloration of the extremities
  • Point, a data element in a SCADA system representing a single input or output
  • Point Mutation, a change in a single nucleotide and therefore in a specific codon
  • Point (amphetamines), one tenth of a gram.

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Vannevar Bush Award
... The National Science Board established the Vannevar Bush Award (/væˈniːvər/ van-NEE-vər) in 1980 to honor Dr ... through public service activities in science and technology, has made an outstanding "contribution toward the welfare of mankind and the Nation." The ... Presidents, and the force behind the establishment of the National Science Foundation ...
J. Robert Oppenheimer - Final Years
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Famous quotes containing the word science:

    The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
    Albert Einstein (1879–1955)

    What happened at Hiroshima was not only that a scientific breakthrough ... had occurred and that a great part of the population of a city had been burned to death, but that the problem of the relation of the triumphs of modern science to the human purposes of man had been explicitly defined.
    Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

    Until politics are a branch of science we shall do well to regard political and social reforms as experiments rather than short-cuts to the millennium.
    —J.B.S. (John Burdon Sanderson)