Science Europe promotes the collective interests of the Research Funding and Research Performing Organisations of Europe. The Australian Curriculum: Science provides opportunities for students to develop an understanding of important science concepts and processes, the practices used to develop scientific knowledge, of science’s contribution to our culture and society, and its applications in our lives.
The Science Media Centre provides journalists with what they need in the timeframe they need it, from interviews with leading experts to timely press briefings on topical issues. Basic scientific discovery and exploration also leads to benefits for society, so we take risks and foster path-breaking science.
PLOS (Public Library of Science) is a nonprofit scientific and medical publishing venture that provides scientists and physicians with high-quality, high-profile journals in which to publish their most important work. Voelkel, p.61, notes that Kepler’s experiments produced the first correct account of vision and the eye, because he realized he could not accurately write about astronomical observation by ignoring the eye.
May 1 – In her first annual address to the Academy’s membership, NAS President Marcia McNutt stressed the ongoing vitality of America’s scientific enterprise, and called on the country to strengthen its support for science. In Europe, the Latin translation of Alhazen’s Book of Optics directly influenced Roger Bacon (13th century) in England, who argued for more experimental science as demonstrated by Alhazen.
Nor is it capable of perceiving the far stranger and vaster realities that patiently wait for us far beyond the reach of today’s science. Earliest jump from aircraft March 1, 1912 by Capt A. Berry (U.S.) over St. Louis, Missouri. Science policy also refers to the act of applying scientific knowledge and consensus to the development of public policies.