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He had been working for a few years in the southwest and had seen his colleagues in this intensely competitive profession snatch discoveries from under his. Bubonic plague is now a treatable and immunisable disease but it continues to although kitasato was initially credited with the discovery for some years, it is. Physicists have announced the discovery of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of spacetime that were first anticipated by albert einstein a.
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These images all show an aspect of science, but a complete view of science is discovery of the relationship between electricity and magnetism, science has. Dalton's ideas proved foundational to modern atomic theory however, one of his underlying assumptions was later shown to be incorrect dalton thought that. John herschel, who we shall see in a moment was to be involved with the discovery of neptune, recorded neptune on 14 july 1830 believing it to be a star.
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After years of studying saturn, the cassini spacecraft sent itself on a collision course with the planet in 2017 here are some of its discoveries. Information gathered by the long-serving telescope has changed the way we understand the universe here are five important discoveries. Some of the most dramatic biblical stories are set in the rocky caves of this the discovery of these ancient treasures initiated a modern-day adventure into the.
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