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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 433–455.
Published: 23 September 2020
.... The Ministry of Industry, in turn, had favored the creation of several chemical factories nearby, and air pollution was a concern for ornithologists. Finally, the Ministry of Information and Tourism planned new roads crossing the Station to serve the increasingly overcrowded beach tourism that...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 456–481.
Published: 23 September 2020
..., no. 2 (1984): 265 71. 42. The US and the UK nevertheless maintained their participation in the MAB Programme, although no longer contributed financially. See Flora Lewis, Foreign Affairs: Airing UNESCO s Closets, The New York Times (Archives, 1984). 468 | R I S PO L I AND OL S A´ KOV A´ The matter...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 411–432.
Published: 23 September 2020
... and processes, while its officers had rebuffed requests for information on Soviet products far too frequently. For instance, British officials resented the refusal of details on air expansion tur- bines designed by the physicist Pyotr Kapitza and other information on artil- lery equipment.37 32. Anglo...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 248–301.
Published: 28 May 2020
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 217–247.
Published: 28 May 2020
...., Telling Lives in Science: Essays on Scientific Biography (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996); Thomas L. Hankins, In Defence of Biography: The Use of Biography in the History of Science, History of Science 17, no. 1 (1979): 1 16; Richard S. Westfall, Never at Rest: A Biography of Isaac Newton...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 471–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
... habitus was wholly foreign: it was a Top-Gun style Air Force, whose salaried, bandana wearing, adventurist air crew stood out against the backdrop of ascetic collectivism, and whose just- doing-my-job attitude was often anathema to the cause-focused locals.52 The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) fledgling...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 151–193.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (1): 70–103.
Published: 01 February 2019
..., Ph.D., Space History Curator, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; shindellm@si.edu. The following abbreviations are used: AEA, American Economic Association; CEA, Council of Economic Advisers; NAS, the Academy for National Academy of Sciences; NDRC, National...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 637–647.
Published: 01 November 2018
... brainwashing researcher for the Air Force, an expert on resistance-to- interrogation training, psychoactive drugs, and extreme sleep deprivation, among other topics. Between 1953 and 1958, West had, from his base in Okla- homa s Lackland Air Force Base and the university psychiatry department, studied U.S...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 475–525.
Published: 01 September 2018
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 338–379.
Published: 01 June 2018
... played outsized roles. Babson founded the Gravity Research Foun- dation in 1948; within a few years, Bahnson took up similar efforts, bankrolling the first dedicated research center for gravitation in the United States. When industrial firms and federal agencies like the U.S. Air Force turned their...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (1): 42–75.
Published: 01 February 2017
... la Nacio´n, Buenos Aires, Argentina; BCN, Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional, Buenos Aires, Argentina; MEA, Museo Etnogra´fico Juan B. Ambrosetti Facultad de Filosof´ a y Letras, Universidad de Buenos Aires; OCCC, Obras Completas y Correspondencia Cient´ fica, Correspondencia Cient ´fica, ed. Alfredo...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 633–668.
Published: 01 November 2016
... practical experience modeling physical processes were drafted into the bomb project and drove the development of Soviet digital electronic compu- ters. Defense engineers and early experts in computation became fascinated with cybernetics at the same time as they were turning computers from in- struments of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 592–632.
Published: 01 November 2016
... recent work on aviation enthusiasm, see Scott Palmer, Dictatorship of the Air: Culture and the Fate of Modern Russia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006). 30. The factory Aviarabotnik hosted a closed Central Construction Bureau from 1929 to 1931, when its workers were rehabilitated and the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 429–459.
Published: 01 September 2016
... (Pamplona: Aranzadi-Thomson Reuters, 2009), 302. 440 | C AMPRUB I´ AND ROB I NSON in 1949, U.S. defensive plans for Europe considered positioning bomber air- craft close enough to Russian territory to deter any possible Soviet attack but far enough not to be hit by a first Soviet strike.35 The U.S. military...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 460–489.
Published: 01 September 2016
... sense of our destiny in the air, can the same be said of the nation in respect to the aether5 Although Britain had been at the forefront of the telegraphic industry and, through the Marconi Company, a pioneer in wireless commu- nications, the existence of an imperial network of cables, though...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (3): 270–312.
Published: 01 June 2016
... for Science (ref. 53), 44 46. PATRONAGE AND PRACT I C E I N BR I T I SH S TORM SURGE SC I ENCE | 283 soon shifted toward local government. To understand this transition, I turn to debates in London following the flood of 1928. FLOOD DEFENSE POLICY: GOVERNMENT PATRONAGE FOR TI55 On Friday, January 6...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (2): 243–251.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Lino CamprubÍ © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California 2016 James E. David . Spies and Shuttles: NASA’s Secret Relationships with the DoD and CIA . Washington, DC : Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum , 2015 . xiv + 354 pp., illus., index. ISBN: 978-0-8130-4999-1...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (1): 44–66.
Published: 01 February 2016
... choosing, following his contribution to the ceramic memory unit for the Whirlwind II air defense computer as part of the Air Force s Project Lincoln in the late 1950s. He had become an authority on the class of gem-like minerals known as spinels by the time the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) seconded him...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (5): 758–804.
Published: 01 November 2015
...-ISS-157 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1995). 766 | W I L SON the physical, engineering, and social sciences. And like RAND, whose constit- uency was the Air Force, IDA serviced defense agencies with technical studies and planning. In 1958, IDA s board of trustees created an Advanced...