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Silliman Memorial Lectures

Index Silliman Memorial Lectures

The Silliman Memorial lectures series has been published by Yale University since 1901. [1]

11 relations: Charles Scott Sherrington, Charon's obol, D. M. S. Watson, Egyptian Building, Elliptical galaxy, Jacob Bronowski, Josiah Willard Gibbs, Messier 87, Ross Granville Harrison, Sheffield Scientific School, The Computer and the Brain.

Charles Scott Sherrington

Sir Charles Scott Sherrington (27 November 1857 – 4 March 1952) was an English neurophysiologist, histologist, bacteriologist, and a pathologist, Nobel laureate and president of the Royal Society in the early 1920s.

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Charon's obol

Charon's obol is an allusive term for the coin placed in or on the mouth of a dead person before burial.

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D. M. S. Watson

David Meredith Seares Watson FRS (18 June 1886 – 23 July 1973) was the Jodrell Professor of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy at University College, London from 1921 to 1951.

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Egyptian Building

The Egyptian Building is a historic college building in Richmond, Virginia, completed in 1845.

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Elliptical galaxy

An elliptical galaxy is a type of galaxy having an approximately ellipsoidal shape and a smooth, nearly featureless image.

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Jacob Bronowski

Jacob Bronowski (18 January 1908 – 22 August 1974) was a Polish-born British mathematician, historian of science, theatre author, poet and inventor.

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Josiah Willard Gibbs

Josiah Willard Gibbs (February 11, 1839 – April 28, 1903) was an American scientist who made important theoretical contributions to physics, chemistry, and mathematics.

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Messier 87

Messier 87 (also known as Virgo A or NGC 4486, generally abbreviated to M87) is a supergiant elliptical galaxy in the constellation Virgo.

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Ross Granville Harrison

Ross Granville Harrison (January 13, 1870 – September 30, 1959) was an American biologist and anatomist credited as the first to work successfully with artificial tissue culture.

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Sheffield Scientific School

Sheffield Scientific School was founded in 1847 as a school of Yale College in New Haven, Connecticut for instruction in science and engineering.

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The Computer and the Brain

The Computer and the Brain is an unfinished book by mathematician John von Neumann, begun shortly before his death and first published in 1958.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silliman_Memorial_Lectures

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