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Evolution of Science and Technology during the 20th Century

The several wars that had happened during the 20th century greatly impacted the way science and technology evolved and progressed. WWI proved to show that countries who lacked scienctific and technological progression faced more troubles and struggles than those who had better resources. The 20th century proved to have the most intense and horrible wars to go on. All nations at war were always trying to one up the other, be better on all accounts than the other nation such as; strategy, weaponry and straight up man power to conquer the other side.At the end of the 20th century many national leaders noticed a chnage in the science and technology and saw the impact and influence it had on the outcome of the wars. Continue reading

Research Proposal

Research Propsal: I would like to understand more about the history and evolution behind technology and science used in the medical field primarily in hospitals. I would like to research how the technological advances in machines and medicines have improved or increased the value or care and help that the hospitals provide. How has U.S hospitals evolved in comparison to other 3rd world countries? What is the impact of the advancements in science and technology within a hospital? What could future advancements look like? Continue reading

The Two Cultures

In C.P. Snow’s The Two Cultures, he explains and describes the gap that lies between the sciences and humanities. I personally agree that there is a gap and that the two things are very much separate. Science and the humanities are very different, the ideas, concept, the way we think about the two subject matters are on opposite sides of the spectrum. They are both specialties in which people can excel at however in history you would have never seen a famous scientist converse ideas and new thoughts with a historian.  Continue reading


In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Victor wanted to do something that had never been done in science or technology during that time. He abuses his pursuit of knowledge when he pushes the limits to unknown territory, all in a quest to create a creature from old body parts. As Victor accomplished his creation, he soon came to realize what a horrible mistake he had made by creating such a monster.  Continue reading

Scientific Revolution

During the 16th and 17th century the Scientific Revolution took off in the hands of scientists and philosophers such as Galileo, Copernicus and Kepler. Their minds alone and toegether has transformed a new way to understand and learn about science in a way that had never been done before. These scientists were not just trying to learn more about science, they were trying to get a better understanding about what it is and how ithas beome. All of their knowledge and skills have been used in such a way to understand how our small world fits into the big universe. Continue reading

Understanding S,T and S

Technology is a fascinating concept. It is not limited to just one defining idea. There are so many different perspectives on technology that allow for endless conversations. One very strong perspective on technology is Nye. He explains technology in terms of evolution, that technology is not just technology but the product made by humans to fulfill their own needs. Continue reading

What is STS?

For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press 3. ~Alice Kahn

Technology is such a weird thing. Over the past decade, the progression of technology can be seen as mans greatest gift while also posing a threat to man kind. With every new update, new tablet, new phone and new software we become more and more connected with the idea of technology. We have become so engaged with what is in front of us that everything else seems so small. Continue reading

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