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Potential Rewards from the Beginning to the End of a Spectroscopic Career Derived from Attendance at a Graduate-student and Postdoctoral-Fellow Oriented Symposium

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The importance of the Ohio State Molecular Spectroscopy Symposium to the Army.

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Nobel Laureate Bob Curl gives his personal reminiscences on the Ohio State International Molecular Spectroscopy Symposia.

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Brenda Winnewisser looks at the history of this important branch of science from the viewpoint of the Ohio State conferences.

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The architect John Soane became an Associate of the Royal Academy in 1795, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1796 and, finally, a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1821. All three were then housed in Somerset House. Soane was an avid collector a....

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For the great theoretical physicist Paul Dirac FRS, the importance of mathematical beauty was 'like a religion'. Although his first papers on quantum mechanics showed an acute aesthetic awareness, he first set out his principle of mathematical beauty....

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When the decade-long argument between Johannes Hevelius, the Danzig astronomer, and Robert Hooke about the respective merits of plain and telescopic sights for astronomical instruments reared its head again in 1685, the resulting controversy threaten....

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Nevil Maskelyne, 5th Astronomer Royal and Fellow of the Royal Society, is today best known as the villain of Dava Sobel’s Longitude. This talk will, however, look further back and examine how Maskelyne has fared since his death in 1811, attempting ....

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Plastics pioneers had great aspirations for their new materials. Roland Barthes called plastics “a miraculous substance . . . a transformation of nature”. Serendipity, careful experimentation and entrepreneurial skills have all played significant....

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