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CATEGORY: The Nature of Time Essay Contest (2008) [back]
TOPIC: Nature's Time Scale by Neil G. McCormick [refresh]
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Neil G. McCormick wrote on Dec. 1, 2008 @ 10:53 GMT
Essay Abstract

This theory of time is based on studies of the kinetics of growth, death, germination curves, chemical reactions, exam grade distributions, acceleration and decelleration of rotors, inactivation of viruses, particle size distributions, crop yields. Time only possesses positive values, never negative. Each process in Nature proceeds according to its own unique logarithmic function of time.

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BS in Chemistry (51); MS & PhD in Microbiology (57, 60), Univ. of Washington, Seattle; NIH Post Doc, Univ of Wisconsin (61-62); Univ. of Virginia School of Medicine, Dept. of Microbiology (62-68); US Army Natick Labs., Natick, MA (68-91). Research interests: kinetics of germination of bacterial spores, biodegradation of munitions wastes, synthesis of organic intermediates in munitions wastes; control of food spoilage microorganisms; understanding Time.

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