07 FEB 2014 by ideonexus

 Printing Press as Messiah and Source of Confusion

The Printing Press is the Messiah > Contrast > The Early Days of the Printing Press was Like the Early WWW
12 DEC 2011 by ideonexus

 Ancient Knowledge at the Library of Alexandria

Alexandria's Promise of a Brilliant Scientific Civilization > Example/Illustration > Ionian Science
What fantastic ancient knowledge was lost with the destruction of the Library of Alexandria? A survey of Ionian Science gives us some hints.
24 MAY 2011 by ideonexus

 Knowledge for its Own Sake

What Makes a Person Predisposed To Science > Example/Illustration > Mathematicians Do Math for Its Own Sake
Successful scientists do their work for its own sake, enjoying the beauty of ideas. Mathematicians work in a type of poetry of ideas, a literature of numbers.
Folksonomies: science research knowledge
Folksonomies: science research knowledge
29 MAR 2011 by ideonexus

 Creating the Most Basic and Essential Science Book Possible

Requirements for a Science Bible > Example/Illustration > Contents of the Doomsday Chest
We are lacking a fundamental book of science, a book that captures the most elementary laws and how-to's necessary to rekindle scientific research if it were ever lost.