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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. 2019; 494420–446 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.420
Published: 01 September 2019
...Emily Simpson This article explores common themes between the Martian canal debate and the building of the Panama Canal. The focus is on the American period of canal construction in Panama beginning in 1904. The scope of the discussion ends with the Martian opposition of 1907. During this period...
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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
..., Quantum Generations: A History of Physics in the Twentieth Century (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002), 141 45; Gre´goire Wallenborn and Pierre Marage, eds., The Solvay Councils and the Birth of Modern Physics (Basel: Birkha¨user, 1999), 113 15; and most recently Jimena Canales, The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 471117–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.1.117
Published: 01 February 2017
..., the kangaroo, the English balance of trade, Du¨rer, Martian canals, an instrument for measuring the color of the sky, and appropriately enough, cabinets of curiosities. There is something here for everyone and enough to leave anyone with historical whiplash. A bit of patient browsing, however, yields...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 445470–502 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.5.470
Published: 01 November 2014
... Martini, 2007). 17. He was trained in the renowned Arcetri School (Florence) as a pupil of cosmic ray physicist Bruno Rossi, who was employed in the Manhattan Project during World War II. 18. C. A. Wendel to G. Arneson, 5 Mar 1953, NARA, Secret, Box 503, RG59. On Wendel see also C. A. Wendel, Mining in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 432202–235 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.2.202
Published: 01 April 2013
...: Doce Calles, 1997); Luis Sanz Mene´ndez, Estado, ciencia y tecnolog ´a en Espan a, 1939 1997 (Madrid: Alianza, 1997); Amparo Go´mez and Antonio F. Canales, eds., Ciencia y fascismos: La ciencia espan ola de posguerra (Barcelona: Laertes, 2009); Miguel A´ngel Puig-Samper, ed., Tiempos de investigacio´n...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 43141–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.1.41
Published: 01 February 2013
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2012; 423190–234 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2012.42.3.190
Published: 01 June 2012
... automatic ionospheric recorder cathode-ray tube critical frequency ionosphere magneto-ionic theory radio waves scan-frequency recorder sounder 190 | *Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto, 91 Charles Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1K7, Canada...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2011; 4111–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2011.41.1.1
Published: 01 February 2011
... Constable shows us is a canal with locks the highway of the Industrial Revolution in which a man is poling a barge to be connected with a towline; a child in trousers is mounted on the horse that shall pull the barge. The open land on the sides of the canal features only the remnants of a forest. The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2009; 394377–417 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2009.39.4.377
Published: 01 November 2009
..., Vegard took up an interest in discharges in gases and in the positively charged canal rays in particular. A hot topic of ex- perimental physics at the time, the light emission of positive rays was being in- vestigated by Johannes Stark, who would win a Nobel Prize for this work in 1919. Engaging in the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2007; 37suppl121–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2007.37.s.121
Published: 01 March 2007
...-censorship among historians of physics may also have played a role. ©© 2007 by the Regents of the University of California Albert Einstein Emil Rupp Einstein-Rupp experiment wave-particle duality canal rays Max Born Werner Heisenberg interpretation of quantum mechanics ghost fields JEROEN...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2008; 383451–461 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2008.38.3.451
Published: 01 August 2008
... response of the state government, academia, and Cham- ber of Commerce was an enthusiastic How we can we help make this hap- pen? Similarly, today the idea that tens of thousands of people could be dis- placed and hundreds of nuclear devices detonated to clear a sea-level Panama Canal seems appalling and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2007; 372205–246 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2007.37.2.205
Published: 01 March 2007
..., Cavendish Society Post-Prandial Proceedings, as reprinted in G.W.C. Kaye, X-rays (London, 1923, 1929), xvi. STEPHEN G. BRUSH* How ideas became knowledge: The light-quantum hypothesis 1905 1935 HSPS3702_03.indd 205 4/10/07 3:42:29 PM 206 STEPHEN G. BRUSH IN THIS ARTICLE I describe the reception of Albert...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2003; 332237–260 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2003.33.2.237
Published: 01 March 2003
... classified nature, the contract did not state its true objective. That was given as Investigation of the use of x-rays in the treatment of fungoid infection in salmonoid fish. 5 The Applied Fisheries Labora- tory was completed before the Hanford plant actually started to produce pluto- nium. Since the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1993; 241_Supplement1–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757720
Published: 01 January 1993
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1990; 2111–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757653
Published: 01 January 1990
..., cathode rays, and several types of radioactivity in the 1890s, physicists uncovered a hidden world of rays wherever they looked. In the early years of the 20th century, scientists produced a confusing variety of discovery claims about black light, cosmic rays, selenium rays, Moser rays, N-rays, canal rays...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1989; 20163–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757635
Published: 01 January 1989
... in canal rays and the splitting of spectral lines in electric fields, Stark received several nominations in 1916. Referring to remarks in the reports from 1916 through 1919 to the effect that Stark should wait for his prize until the significance of his results was more fully known, the Bielefeld...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1989; 192211–266 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757626
Published: 01 January 1989
...M. De Maria; A. Russo Copyright 1989 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 K.K. Darrow, "Contemporary advances in physics, XXIII. Data and nature of cosmic rays," Bell System technical journal, 11 (1932), 148–184, on 148. 2 Y. Sekido and H. Elliot, eds., Early...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1990; 202407–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757648
Published: 01 January 1990
... first centuries of European expansion, the hot, wet colonies had provided raw material like cottons, dyestuffs, spices, sugar, tea, and coffee to European fac tors, just as they had to Arab and Chinese traders for a thousand years. With railroads, canals, cables, and radio, the new colonial mas ters...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1988; 182265–310 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757604
Published: 01 January 1988
... the underlying mechanisms involved. 20. Thomson's only previous experiment on positive rays was designed to test wheth er cathode rays were produced by the impact of positive rays on the cathode. J.J. Thomson, "Some experiments on Canal-Strahlen," CPSP, 13 (1905), 212-214. 272 FALCONER atom of...