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Encyclopedia > 1679 in science

The year 1679 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.


See also: 1678 in science, other events of 1679, 1680 in science and the list of years in science.


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CSU Equine Science - Home (99 words)
The Equine Sciences program at Colorado State University has a long history, both in the College of Agriculture and the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Research programs, centered in both colleges, provide an unmatched situation for support of the undergraduate program.
© 2007 Equine Science is a program of The Animal Sciences Department.
Critique of Science's Perspectives on Vesuvius (3663 words)
Science writers need to be reminded that very often the best ideas in science come from those outside of the so-called "reputable establishments" and that to discover the truth one must be vigilant and intellectually astute of paradigm shifts.
The results of seismic tomography quoted in the Science's perspectives on Vesuvius are therefore an outcome of ad-hoc experimentation which hoped to locate large batches of magma under Vesuvius while the physical modeling approach based on global simulation demonstrates that such large batches cannot exist in the superficial regions of the volcano [8].
Science cannot flourish in the darkness; in order to make its growth possible one must be ready to fight indifference, belittling, and erroneous reporting at every step.
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