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FÁSForas Áiseanna Saothair (Dublin, Ireland; National Training and Employment Authority)
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Formerly," replied Barbicane, "it was greatly exagerated; but now, after the calculations of Fourier, of the French Academy of Science, it is not supposed to exceed 60@ Centigrade below zero.
The recommendations in the French Academy of Sciences report focus largely on bibliometrics, arguing that:
Mr Zoellick cited numerous organisations, researchers and scientists that determined biotech food poses no threat to humans or the environment, including the French Academy of Medicine and Pharmacy, the French Academy of Sciences, and the biotech declaration signed by 20 Nobel Laureates and over 3,200 scientists.
In 1790, in the midst of the French Revolution, the National Assembly of France requested the French Academy of Sciences to "deduce an invariable standard for all the measures and all the weights.
Early rewards were determinative of the path followed, with one path preferentially leading to the highest award achievable, election to the French Academy of Sciences.
Because of his achievements in working out the calculus of probabilities, he became the secretary of the French Academy of Sciences.
They announced their discovery of radium in a paper read to the French Academy of Sciences on December 26th, 1898, which informed that august body of `a new strongly radioactive substance contained in pitchblende'.
In 1666, Huygens became one of the founding members of the French Academy of Sciences.
Appointed professor of mathematics at Lima's University of San Marcos in 1699, he was also a correspondent of the French Academy of Sciences, whose annals published his astronomical observations in 1713, 1717, and 1725.
PHOTO : Claude Helene, scientific director of biology and biochemistry and a member of the French Academy of Sciences.
Edouard Brezin, a theorist, former President of the French Academy of Sciences and Prof.