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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2007; 37suppl73–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2007.37.s.73
Published: 01 March 2007
...Jeroen Van Dongen In 1926, Emil Rupp published a number of papers on the interference properties of light emitted by canal ray sources. These articles, particularly one paper that came into being in close collaboration with Albert Einstein, drew quite some attention as they probed the wave versus...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2002; 322319–346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2002.32.2.319
Published: 01 March 2002
..., 2000 Center St., Ste. 303, Berkeley, CA 94704-1223. BRITTA SCHEIDELER* The scientist as moral authority: Albert Einstein between elitism and democracy, 1914-1933 1. AN EXCEPTIONAL DEMOCRAT AMONG SCHOLARS? THE PICTURE OF Albert Einstein in politics is that of an exceptional democrat among scholars...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2004; 342311–338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2004.34.2.311
Published: 01 March 2004
...DANIAN HU ABSTRACT: Albert Einstein's unique high status in China made him an easy target of political attacks and maneuvers during the Cultural Revolution. The criticism began with a middle-school teacher's attack on general relativity and developed into organized campaigns after gaining support...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 503248–301 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.3.248
Published: 28 May 2020
... the beginning of the twentieth century.32 Especially after 1919, when Einstein was seen as international celebrity after the 29. Enrico Predazzi, Gleb Wataghin, in La Facolta` di Scienze Matematiche Fisiche Naturali di Torino 1848 1998, ed. Clara S. Roero (Turin: Deputazione subalpina di storia pa...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-211–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.11
Published: 02 April 2020
...), but one could easily find contrasting engagements with Albert Einstein s theories in different corners of Cambridge itself (or even just at Trinity). That article not, alas, published in HSNS where Warwick first levied his critique was, in fact, my introduction as an undergraduate to the notion of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-225–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.25
Published: 02 April 2020
... Forman s paper in the initial volume in 1969 on the historical connections between Erwin Schro¨din- ger, founder of wave mechanics, and Louis de Broglie, creator of the matter wave theory; Martin J. Klein s in 1970 on the intellectual differences between Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr on the quantum...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492226–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.226
Published: 01 April 2019
... epistemological problems in modern physics, in Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist, vol. 7 of The Library of Living Philosophers, ed. P. A. Schilpp (Evanston, IL: Open Court, 1949), 201 41. 236 | B UB process, given the objective probabilistic constraints on correlations between events imposed by the geometry...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 484475–525 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.475
Published: 01 September 2018
... von Mises, too, when compared to Prandtl). Prandtl s students in Go¨ttingen, such as Heinrich Blasius, Albert Betz, and Max Munk, were equally well trained as von Mises in the types of mathematics required for engineering. If von Mises was broader in his mathematical interests and knowledge, there...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483338–379 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.338
Published: 01 June 2018
... with what is now known as Hawking radiation Physicists often tout these results as products of the renaissance of relativity the resurgence of interest during the middle decades of the twentieth century in Albert Einstein s general theory of relativity, his elegant theory of gravitation.1 Before...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 48124–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.24
Published: 01 February 2018
... physics was struggling for institutional traction. For further discussion of isolation and inertia, see Vila-Valls, Louis de Broglie, (ref. 13), 24 46 and 61 65. 30 | P ER I L L A´ N reconcile Albert Einstein s quantum hypothesis for radiation and Niels Bohr s atomic theory. In Max Born s 1949 orthodox...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473268–292 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.268
Published: 01 June 2017
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 472200–254 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.2.200
Published: 01 April 2017
... Technology because he was a communist; see, respectively, Jeroen van Dongen, Mirror Images andMistaken Identity: Albert and Carl Einstein, Leiden and Berlin, Relativity and Revolution Physics in Perspective 14 (2012): 126 77; Gerard Alberts, On Connecting Socialism and Mathematics: Dirk Struik, Jan...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 464460–489 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.4.460
Published: 01 September 2016
... gave a conference in Leiden directly addressing the subject of the ether, which advocates of the ether often quoted. Albert Einstein, A¨ther und Relativita¨tstheorie (Berlin: Springer, 1920). On the context of this conference, see Jeroen van Dongen, Mistaken Identity and Mirror Images: Albert and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 463313–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.3.313
Published: 01 June 2016
... Nineteenth Century (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985); Olivier Darrigol, Electrodynamics from Ampe`re to Einstein (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000). 4. Duncan and Janssen have convincingly shown the relevance of the first quantum theories of dispersion to Heisenberg s formulation of matrix...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 463392–427 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.3.392
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Hunt, Pursuing Power and Light: Technology and Physics from James Watt to Albert Einstein (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010). 12. For nineteenth-century physics, see, for instance: Crosbie Smith and M. Norton Wise, Energy and Empire: A Biographical Study of Lord Kelvin (Cambridge...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 455641–702 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.5.641
Published: 01 November 2015
..., Corpuscularity, and Adiabatic Invariance AHES 58 (2004): 97 141, esp. 98 9. 648 | J AMES AND JOAS theory for a number of physico-chemical and chemical questions17 Historians have traced Nernst s own interest in such topics back to his low-temperature measurements to confirm key predictions of Albert Einstein s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 455758–804 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.5.758
Published: 01 November 2015
... Medicine (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013); Mark Solovey, Shaky Foundations: The Politics- Patronage-Social Science Nexus in Cold War America (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2013); Benjamin Wilson and David Kaiser, Calculating Times: Radar, Ballistic Missiles, and Einstein s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 453501–510 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.3.501
Published: 01 June 2015
...-84893-130-5 . $99.00 (hardcover). Bruce J. Hunt . Pursuing Power and Light: Technology and Physics from James Watt to Albert Einstein . : John Hopkins University Press , 2010 . x + 182 pp., illus., index. ISBN 978-0-8018-9359-9 . $20.00 (paperback). Barri J. Gold . ThermoPoetics...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 451198–205 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.1.198
Published: 01 February 2015
... reinforced the ideas of Albert Einstein, making him the most famous scientist of his time even as his general relativity theory was not yet widely accepted. In the second episode, De Greiff demonstrates how the steady state theory proposed by Fred Hoyle and some colleagues was marginalized in discussions on...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 452303–339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.2.303
Published: 01 April 2015
...), 71 90, 98 124; Crosbie Smith, The Science of Energy: A Cultural History of Energy Physics in Victorian Britain (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1998), 218 38; Bruce J. Hunt, Pursuing Power and Light: Technology and Physics from James Watt to Albert Einstein (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins...