Cambridge HPS 1B HoS Reverse Buzzwords

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Examined a telegraph cable. Was unimpressed
Self-sustaining chain reaction
Cicero >>>barbaric medieval Latin dressing up Aristotelian metaphysics
Christmas Day Rescue!
Syphilis/Hg
Radiotherapy
De revolutionibus
Archimedes
6.2 to 2.3, 1860 to 1920
Combine harvesters, MIT, $50,000
Questioned racial correlation of sickle cell in 1927
Tissue concept
Geometry/Arithmetic/Astronomy/Music
An introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine
Dynasty included Schwann, von Helmholtz, Henle. Reductionism
Tacit knowledge; Lawrence
Berthollet's country home…trickle down money
Insisted on keeping menstrual cycles at 28 days
Monkeys/Dogs/People
De humani
'Is Big Science ruining science?' (Science/$/human benefit)
'The only real qualities are shape and motion, all others are secondary'
No salary per se but were allowed to research/teach
Tattoo on the patients' foreheads. Very much still a stigma
'The holder of this chair shall not practice medicine'
Sylvius
Electrified vegetables
Technical and physical
E Darwin, Pristley, Wedgewood, Watt
Coffee shops. Less dangerous than talking politics or religion
OMG WTF MAGNETS?
Taking a barometer for a walk
Philosopher's stone
Geometry/Ballistics/'New science'
Apollonius
670 square miles
Nurse, jailed for distributing contraception
Belonged to the Cavendish family
£100,000 from Macdonald for Radium
Pliny's Natural History
Buzzwords/ConceptsAnswer
House arrest
De sedibus et causi morborum
'Are Big Machines Necessary?' (CERN closing down other experiments)
Law/Divinity/Medicine
King of Brazil and Joseph Meister
Most famous physiologist in the world; struggled with space/money and equipment
Popularised percussion
Electrified kisses and monks
$3B
1 July 1945 deadline
$2.2B
Electricity in terms of excess and deficiency
Replaced von Helmholtz
Pure culture and petri dishes
Colbert + Louis XIV
Germ of laziness
Electricity but no sparks
Observed moons of jupiter first…
Gold foil / alpha particles / the nucleus
Tutor to the Earl of Northumberland
Grand Cross of the Red Eagle
80% of american women born since 1945 have used this
Pebrine
Electrophoresis (Rockerfeller/venous/talking to a haemotologist)
101 days in a glass pelican. An accountant
So Prince Leopold could experiment
Simultaneous efflux and influx of a subtle matter
Sickling test
Found Bernaud's lab disappointing. Went to Ludwig
Metal receiver; air pump
Percussion
The earth is one big living magnet!
Bellevue/John Hopkins. Ludwig
Standardisation, no university training
27,00 acres, $4-6B --> $12B
Buildings for precision measurement
Whirlpool galaxies, 7ft diameter
Presocratics
Parthenogenic rabbit, endocrinologist
Dr Argent, Charles, Royal Doe
Buzzwords/ConceptsAnswer
Isolated cholera
Rolled a ball down a surface 'countless times'
Siderius Nuncius
Bismark brown
A corresponding Jesuit
Novum Organum
De magnete
Coined the term 'sickle cell'
1947 report implicating race in Sickle Cell's aetiology
Several sheep, a cow and a goat
Trying very hard not to look like a factory
Batavia, $250M, 1974
Glass receiver; air pump
Private company w/links to military radio technology and scientists
Pyrometers
Imperial College of Engineering in Tokyo
Marquess of Monticelli / Library / Publications
Natural vs judicial
Polonium. Private company
86,000 tonnes of silver. 5th largest city in TN
Won a prize beating corpusculians for diffraction in 1817
Mechanique Celeste. Finishing Newton's project
315000 marks for a residence
Established the UK's first lab programme
HCl, showing flaws in L's oxygene theory
Pet philosopher..attacked Royal Soc
Atomic traitor
3 classes..1st for science
Treating infertility in MA, met Pincus in 1952
'calling; vocation; known employment'
Galen
Free market german learning ideal
Rheticus
Natural vs demonic
Hicetas/Ptolemy/Cicero
Logic/Grammar/Rhetoric
Dairy farmer and physicist. Modernisation
Vitreous vs resinous
Auscultation

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