Paths of Discovery

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Plenary Session 5-8 November 2004
Acta 18
Vatican City, 2006
pp. LXVIII-299
ISBN 88-7761-088-3

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Different Types of Discovery Lessons from the History of Science (PDF)
Jürgen Mittelstrass


Discovery in the New Cosmology of Copernicus, Kepler and Galileo (PDF)
George V. Coyne, S.J.


The Discovery of Extrasolar Planets (PDF)
Pierre Léna


Going from Quarks to Galaxies: Two Findings (PDF)
Rudolf Muradian


Paths of Discovery: Personal Experiences in a Social Science (PDF)
Bernardo M. Colombo


On a Discovery about Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorem (PDF)
Stanley L. Jaki


Transient Phenomena in Quantum Mechanics: Diffraction in Time (PDF)
Marcos Moshinsky


Optical Methods. A Simple Way to Interrogate and to Manipulate Atoms (PDF)
Claude Cohen-Tannoudji


Microdiscoveries: A Fractal Story. A Case Study of Creative Paths and Networks in Science (PDF)
Antonio M. Battro


How a Reflexion on the Inspired Nature of the Bible Can Shed Light on Scientific Invention: An Epistemological Approach (PDF)
Jean-Michel Maldamé


The Story of Negative Specific Heat (PDF)
Walter Thirring


From Controversy to Consensus in Cosmology (PDF)
Martin J. Rees


Totally Unexpected Discoveries: A Personal Experience (PDF)
Antonino Zichichi


Discovering the World Structure as a Goal of Physics (PDF)
Michael Heller


Path of Discovery of a Therapeutic Vaccine (PDF)
Michael Sela


The History of Aspirin: The Discoveries that Changed Contemporary Medicine (PDF)
Andrew Szczeklik


The Role of Innovation, Interdisciplinarity and Phenomenology as Components of Creativity in Opening New Windows (PDF)
M.G.K. Menon


The Anthropocene: The Current Human-Dominated Geological Era (PDF)
Paul Josef Crutzen


Discovering the Pathway for Cooling the Brain (PDF)
Robert J. White


The Impact of Microbial Genetics on the Development of Genomics and Biotechnology (PDF)
Werner Arber


Endosymbiotic Bacteria Associated With Plant Seeds and Birds’ Eggs (PDF)
Crodowaldo Pavan


Microbial Biodiversity: A New Voyage of Discovery (PDF)
Rafael Vicuña


Geomagnetism, ‘Vacillation’, Atmospheric Predictability and ‘Deterministic Chaos’ (PDF)
Raymond Hide


Today the World of Tomorrow – The Energy Challenge (PDF)
Carlo Rubbia

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