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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
... across these discontinuities. © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California 2016 optics optical dispersion ether electromagnetism quantum physics Bohr’s atomic model Ladenburg continuity and discontinuity of knowledge resonance model virtual oscillators MARTA JORDI TALTAVULL...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494447–458 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.447
Published: 01 September 2019
...-428-13849-4 . €22 (softcover). M. B. Fagan . Philosophy of Stem Cell Biology: Knowledge in Flesh and Blood . London and New York : Palgrave MacMillan , 2013 . xx + 274 pp. , illus., index. ISBN 978-1-349-34985-2 . $95 (softcover). J. Maienschein . Embryos Under the Microscope...
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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
... Alexander Ostrowski described von Mises s institute in Berlin in the 1920s as the first mathematically serious school of applied mathematics in Germany. He wrote, Von Mises was an extraordinarily dynamic person and at the same time, like Runge, amazingly versatile. He was particularly knowledgeable in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483259–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.259
Published: 01 June 2018
... finding about heterogeneity and recon- ciliation within long-running conversations among historians and sociologists of science regarding expertise, communication, and theoretical knowledge. I then set the scene for Schwartz s intervention in the history of functions and the calculus with a brief...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 474529–567 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.4.529
Published: 01 September 2017
... how rare earth knowledge was produced and verified in the first few decades of the twentieth century. © 2017 by the Regents of the University of California 2017 x-ray spectroscopy rare earth celtium hafnium priority publication K. M. FREDERICK-FROST* For the Love of a Mother Henry...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 474494–528 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.4.494
Published: 01 September 2017
... explained discontinuity in the composition of chemical compounds, Gay Lussac s law, van t Hoff s laws, and recent discoveries in physics like Einstein s surface tension measurements and radioactivity. But it could not explain Faraday s law (of electrolysis), valency, nor the law of combination in simple...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473320–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.320
Published: 01 June 2017
... recently demonstrated, it is important to recognize that the roots of [Michael] Polanyi s republic of science lay in his Hapsburg heritage situating tacit knowledge and post-positivism in the physical chemist and philosopher s upbringing in Budapest (as well as his professional experiences in Berlin...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 463261–269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.3.261
Published: 01 June 2016
...@gmail.com. 1. The first was convened in July 2011, and organized around the theme of continuity and discontinuity in the physical sciences. The second, on Global Science, Global Technology, Global Impacts met in March and April of 2014, and a third occurred in April 2016, as this issue was going to press...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 463270–312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.3.270
Published: 01 June 2016
... can illuminate how funding affects scientific practice and the manner in which scientific knowledge is produced, used, and communicated.3 1. The Natural Environment Research Council and the Environment Agency of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs fund the National Oceanographic...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 462243–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.2.243
Published: 01 April 2016
... world of humans to the entire globe.4 It did so by virtue of the techniques involved in oceanic navigation and of the scientific knowledge mobilized by spherical geography (indeed, the voyage confirmed the ancient theory of the spherical earth). According to philosopher Gustavo Bueno, technologies and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 4611–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.1.1
Published: 01 February 2016
... the University of Utrecht, Buys Ballot had both an omnivorous appetite for knowledge and lofty aspirations. It was only with great reluctance that he gave up his philological studies to focus on the sciences. In his youthful ambition he developed a general scheme that aimed to account for all physical...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 452217–272 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.2.217
Published: 01 April 2015
.... In relation thereto, the article also has another, more pro- found purpose: to contribute to the continuing conceptual discussion of what change in science means, and how it is brought about. The exploration of the dynamic interplay of macro and micro structures in science policy, science...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 445514–520 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.5.514
Published: 01 November 2014
... and in Britain that, as he explained, merged the history of science with social, cultural, and political history to demonstrate the enduring problems that vexed modern biology, the burden of previous attempts to employ biological knowledge to solve social or political problems, and the complex...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 444364–412 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.4.364
Published: 01 September 2014
... institutional, continuity and discontinuity. If one focuses narrowly on the most visible signs of interest in molecular biology in the postwar period work on the problems of phage genetics, DNA, the coding problem, and the DNA-RNA-protein relationship the history at Chicago seems to display a pattern...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 444319–363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.4.319
Published: 01 September 2014
..., unable to realize that potential. There was, more- over, no sharp discontinuity between the two modes of synthesis: investigative and constructive. Decades of synthetical experiments produced an accumula- tion of knowledge that gradually enabled chemists to produce specified target substances in the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 434539–549 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.4.539
Published: 01 September 2013
... The technical image transformed the remote object into a transport- able object, and thus synchronized remote spaces of the globe. Nonetheless, the continuities of technical image transfer affected a global discontinuity. As Bleichmar explains, Efforts to make global nature visible always involved...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 434391–452 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.4.391
Published: 01 September 2013
... (certified chemist). Continuing debates modified the examination in 1942–43, but given the limitations imposed by the political and wartime contexts, and the need to accelerate chemical training for the purposes of industrial and military mobilization, the resulting chemical education could not produce...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 434453–491 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.4.453
Published: 01 September 2013
...); Thomas S. Kuhn, Black-Body Theory and the Quantum Discontinuity, 1894 1912 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978). 2. Robert Hanbury Brown, Boffin: A Personal Story of the Early Days of Radar: Radioastronomy and Quantum Optics (New York: Taylor & Francis Group, 1991), 117 34, on 120. 3. Other...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 433281–333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.3.281
Published: 01 June 2013
... connection with the work of art he has been contemplating but which may be fresh enough to be worth while Somehow, knowledge and artifice joined on the psychological level: Science and art are in true communication10 a conclusion echoing Frye s assessment and extending the psychological appeal of Sir Ernst...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 432121–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.2.121
Published: 01 April 2013
... interdisciplinary center model has shown both persistence and flexibility. We emphasize the continuity of institutional models for scientific research as both an addition and a corrective to recent scholarship on discontinuities in the role of research universities in the United States during the last half- century...