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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 453357–396 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.3.357
Published: 01 June 2015
...Steve Ruskin Charles Aiken was a Colorado ornithologist and specimen dealer whose career spanned almost sixty years, roughly 1870–1930. He was an entrepreneurial naturalist who operated a long-running commercial natural history dealership in Colorado Springs, which enabled him to pursue his passion...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492194–225 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.194
Published: 01 April 2019
... in the late 1940s, its goals shifted as its membership increased. One important measure of change was in divergent discourses about computers and human reasoning. The organization was first established thanks to the community-building efforts of Edmund Berkeley, who was part of Howard H. Aiken s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2002; 322409–416 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2002.32.2.409
Published: 01 March 2002
... reconnaissance of a large and important topic. Peter J. Westwick Cohen, I. Bernard. Howard Aiken: Portrait of a computer pioneer. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999. 329 pp.: illus. I. Bernard Cohen skillfully paints a picture of the man responsible for the first large-scale electro-mechanical calculating machine, the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1962; 863–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757218
Published: 01 January 1962
... Wedgwood submitted a paper on a clay pyrometer which indicated temperature by color change to the Royal Society shortly before he hired Chisholm. His paper was not published. 13 "Treatise of the Materia Medica," p. 51. Cullen continued: "and especially as pub lished and judiciously enlarged by Mr AIKEN. As...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1948; 111–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757111
Published: 01 January 1948
... in America," Ibid., 19, 379-81 (1942). (125) "Ross Aiken Gortner, 1885-1942," Sci. Monthly, 55, 570-73 (1942) . 1943 (126) "Obituary of George Carl Spencer, 1870-1942," /. Assoc. Official Agr. Chem., 26, No. 1, iii-iv (1943). (127) "Introduction to Robert Child's Chemical Book List of 1641?By William...