Science Helpdesk is a website meant to help on developing the scientific contents of the Bilingual Project Integrated Curriculum designed by the Spanish Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia and the British Council.
Science Helpdesk is designed, developed and published by Arturo J. Murias, currently working in the I.E.S. Arribes de Sayago (Bermillo de Sayago, Zamora, Spain) as a Science teacher in Secondary Education.
This website is under continuous development carried about by one single person. This means that you might notice eventual defects in its rendering or its working—please use the "Contact" form to report to the webmaster—and that its contents and features are still subject to further completion.
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Scientists, therefore, are responsible for their research, not only intellectually but also morally. This responsibility has become an important issue in many of today's sciences, but especially so in physics, in which the results of quantum mechanics and relativity theory have opened up two very different paths for physicists to pursue. They may lead us - to put it in extreme terms - to the Buddha or to the Bomb, and it is up to each of us to decide which path to take.