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 Views: 114 Announcement: PF Member Award voting is open! Dec12-13 Meta Thread / Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Pinned: Sociology of Physics: comment and indices ( 1 2 3 ... Last) Theoretical physics presents what I think is potentially an interesting bunch of sociology-of-science case studies and... Dec10-13 08:14 PM marcus 447 99,199 In response to the growing needs of our membership, we're excited to announce the restructuring our Science Education... Oct12-05 02:39 AM Moonbear 0 15,127 Hello all! I want to know the difference between growth rate and net growth rate(the context is broad-population or... Nov4-12 12:56 AM enosis_ 1 1,993 The only information my textbook gives me is this: We classify experimental manipulations into three broad... Oct30-12 03:12 PM RabbitWho 0 4,302 Is there any proven validity to Herbert Spencer's theory of social Darwinism? Or is it purely theory and conjecture? Oct27-12 09:07 PM Evo 9 2,665 I understand the idea of the questio, but am perplexed as what to put in the equation to get it to equal $38906.20 ... Oct27-12 11:13 AM alan2 1 2,159 Here is a question we did in class...Why in the answer do we take the derivatve? How do we know to take the... Oct22-12 11:59 PM Simon Bridge 3 2,398 Hello , I'm sorry if this belongs more to some other subcategory but i will proceed. Looking from the point of theory... Oct22-12 06:48 PM Ryan_m_b 8 1,963 It is said in microeconomics that if there is a drought and you're the only one with a few spare water bottles, and... Oct22-12 12:05 PM nitsuj 22 12,855 anthropologist have debated this for years.... is there such thing as "race" are people different races are... Oct17-12 05:18 PM Evo 28 5,823 Your coworkers are competitive people who like to gamble. They have set up a bet pool on the longest run of heads... Oct15-12 05:53 PM BWV 9 1,935 I've noticed an interesting observation about how the lives of all the people in my elementary AIG (academically... Oct15-12 06:33 AM H2Bro 21 4,402 It is my understanding that the subjective theory of value, has a long history before Adam Smith that can be traced... Oct12-12 10:50 PM firerobin88 0 1,497 I know if you have two bads the slope is negative and is curved, and the closer to 0 the better. But what if you... Oct10-12 07:07 PM alan2 1 1,784 http://www.amazon.com/Einsteins-Jewish-Science-Intersection-Politics/dp/1421405547/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=13496... Oct9-12 10:22 AM ImaLooser 7 2,641 Hello, I have a very brief conceptual question: Given two firms, let's say for instance that P = 200 - 10Q, where Q... Oct1-12 10:23 PM EngineerHead 0 1,669 Debt based money ( 1 2 3) Can money exist without debt? Or is the whole point of money to put people into debt? For example, to my naive... Sep28-12 12:02 PM Czcibor 51 7,553 Is there a phonetic symbol that has the the three properties voiceless, glottal and fricative? Sep25-12 03:56 AM Bobbywhy 1 1,720 What is the sexism in physics field like? I heard there's a lot of sexism in the field. Sep19-12 10:07 AM Ryan_m_b 27 7,437 Why does the EU Stability and Growth Pact sets the specific value of 3% of GDP for maximum budget deficit. Where does... Sep18-12 12:21 PM Czcibor 6 2,686 My question/topic of discussion is, "Economic Speculation and Hedging". For many people this is just a mysterious... Sep17-12 09:34 PM Tosh5457 5 2,514 I read somewhere that the "path of history" measured in some way can be modeled as Brownian motion with a mean... Sep17-12 07:07 PM chill_factor 7 1,915 Two men recently met in the Fordham University library for a simple currency exchange:$3,300 for 4.7 billion... Sep7-12 07:08 AM Ryan_m_b 4 2,345 Does affluence make people lazy and less motivated to strive for excellence in academics ? is there any correlation ?... Sep6-12 07:46 PM enosis_ 5 2,863 The recession put people out of work, but when the recession weakens, there will be a huge incentive to replace what... Sep6-12 07:27 PM enosis_ 49 14,491 Hey everyone, hope you’re enjoying the last bits of summer before the leaves start to fall and sweaters emerge from... Sep6-12 12:40 AM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,370 Does anyone know of a psychological study done of the various people who take different positions in the debates about... Sep6-12 12:08 AM Drakkith 4 2,014 I post this here since this seems more about psychology profile, and IMO software tools that evaluate the person. The... Aug17-12 12:29 AM Bobbywhy 3 2,413 Is the white region a square or rectangle? See my post below for image Aug12-12 12:22 AM Evo 6 1,828 This week, Netflix chose to settle a pesky class action lawsuit alleging that it violated the Video Privacy Protection... Aug4-12 06:13 PM gravenewworld 1 2,691 It seems to me that the recent deeds of ……… ………. cast a serious aspersion on the reputation of higher learning and the... Jul24-12 10:53 PM Bobbywhy 13 3,015 If prices increase, supply will increase. This is the Law of Supply. So if your hourly wage were suddenly increased,... Jul21-12 08:16 PM MaxManus 8 2,767 I am perfectly aware that an answer to this question could take slightly more than the usual, but this thing is making... Jul20-12 11:06 AM Kolmin 0 2,050 My econ teacher told us that his father would always put in \$10 of gas in his car no matter what the price of gas was.... Jul12-12 01:09 PM Mech_Engineer 12 2,770 http://www.arachnoid.com/psychology/index.html I was just wondering what people here thought about this article. Jul6-12 05:05 PM Ryan_m_b 3 2,133 It's, supposedly, never been solved, but I believe I've solved it. My solution has been PM'd to a moderator, so... Jul5-12 02:11 PM marcus 3 2,569 Happy Fourth of July everyone! To celebrate Independence Day, I have a nice set of stories about liberty and justice... Jul5-12 05:40 AM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,489 Has anyone ever tried to establish an approx rate that languages evolve, in a similar way that genetic change was used... Jun30-12 06:16 PM Daybreaker11 7 2,649 EDITOR’S NOTE: A recent study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project reports that, of the 88% of Americans with... Jun30-12 01:14 PM marcus 1 1,598 The Minnesota Supreme Court issued its highly-anticipated ruling this week upholding the Minnesota Court of Appeals’... Jun22-12 09:00 PM Greg Bernhardt 0 1,900 The study of social science phenomena using empirical data such as register data* are very often approached with an... Jun21-12 11:55 AM BWV 2 2,303 Hi, this question popped into my mind while learning for a macroeconomics exam. Suppose there is a stock market... Jun18-12 04:25 PM nitsuj 26 3,995