Paths of Discovery


Atti della Sessione Plenaria
del 5-8 novembre 2004
Acta 18
Vatican City, 2006
pp. LXVIII-299
ISBN 88-7761-088-3


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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