Scientific frontier

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Scientific frontier a term used by Lord Beaconsfield in 1878 in speaking of the rectification of the boundaries between India and Afghanistan, meaning a frontier capable of being occupied and defended according to the requirements of the science of strategy, in opposition to 'a hap-hazard frontier.'—Absolute science, knowledge of things in themselves
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. scientiasciens, -entis, pr.p. of scīre, to know.

Usage

In literature:

AM`RAN RANGE, pronounced the "scientific frontier" of India towards Afghanistan.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
These were merely the pretexts, not the causes, of a war which was to be waged solely in the cold-blooded quest for a scientific frontier.
"The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)" by John Holland Rose
Only mountains and seas divide sharply enough to form scientific frontiers.
"Influences of Geographic Environment" by Ellen Churchill Semple
Bill mixed slang, the colloquialisms of the frontier, and the terminology of modern scientific thought with quaint impartiality.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Neither of them was prepared to rest content with a scientific frontier, an imaginary line.
"Obiter Dicta Second Series" by Augustine Birrell
Where the Angamis came from must be uncertain till the languages of our Eastern frontier are scientifically analysed.
"My Experiences in Manipur and the Naga Hills" by James Johnstone
We come next to the inquiry as to what this "Scientific Frontier" is, in order to obtain which this act of vandalism was perpetrated.
"The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, October 1879" by Various
As Jones suggested, a very scientific-looking frontier too.
"Albania" by E. F. Knight
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In news:

Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers.
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In science:

Harnessing Complexity: Organizational Implications of a Scientific Frontier, The Free Press, 1999. 3. Axelrod, Robert.
Complex Systems
The Planet Finder: proposal for a 2nd generation VLT Instrument. In Scientific frontiers in research on extrasolar planets, ASP Conference Series Vol. 294, D.
Coronographic Methods for the Detection of Terrestrial Planets
Many scientific projects especially in the FET program have pushed the frontier of scientific research in this area (Bishop et al., 2011).
FuturICT
Harnad, Implementing Peer Review on the Net: Scientific Quality Control in Scholarly Electronic Journals, Scholarly Publication: The Electronic Frontier (1996) 103-108.
The Convergence of Digital-Libraries and the Peer-Review Process
In its most recent report (US Particle Physics: Scientific Opportunities, A Strategic Plan for the Next Ten Years), issued in May 2008, P5 focused on three frontiers of particle physics: the energy, intensity and cosmic frontiers.
Particle Physics and Astrophysics -- A whitepaper in response to a call to the Astronomy and Astrophysics Community from the Committee on Astro2010 for State of the Profession Position Papers
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