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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 273–299.
Published: 01 June 2019
...David Fedman; Martin Hood This article maps the controversy over whether and where glaciers once flowed through the Japanese Alps. Focusing on the first decades of this century-long debate, we examine how a small-scale revolution in geological thinking was shaped by the particular institutional...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (3): 511.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Indianara Silva; Olival Freire, Jr. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 INDIANARA SILVA AND OLIVAL FREIRE JR. Corrections: Regarding The Concept of the Photon in Question: The Controversy Surrounding the HBT Effect circa 1956 1958 published in Historical Studies in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (4): 453–491.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and Twiss themselves. The building of this device in astronomy thus renewed the old controversy about the nature of light. Later on, with the invention of lasers, the HBT experimental results played a role in developments leading to the creation of quantum optics and currently play a role in various...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 151–193.
Published: 01 April 2019
... basic knowledge to address real world problems—in this case, microwave radio noise. It was not research to resolve the “big-bang”/“steady-state” controversy that pulled the radiation within range of detection, but a protean technoscientific program to improve signal-to-noise ratios. The accumulation of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1989) 19 (2): 211–266.
Published: 01 January 1989
.... M. DE MARIA* AND A. RUSSO** Cosmic ray romancing: The discovery of the latitude effect and the Compton-Millikan controversy The controversy between Millikan and Compton about the lati tude effect on the intensity of cosmic rays marked the turning point between the first two phases of cosmic rays...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 411–432.
Published: 23 September 2020
...; Barton J. Bernstein, The Atomic Bombing Reconsidered, Foreign Affairs (Jan/ Feb 1995); B. Bernstein, Roosevelt, Truman and the Atomic Bomb, 1941 1945, Political Science Quarterly 90 (1975): 23 29. 412 | T U RCHET T I this debate re-ignited an already existing controversy over wartime agreements...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 433–455.
Published: 23 September 2020
...? (PhD dissetation, Universite´ de Paris, 2016). 64. Simone Schleper, Life on Earth: Controversies on the Science and Politics of Global Nature Conservation, 1960 1980 (PhD dissertation, Universitaire Pers Maastrich, 2017). 65. Jose´ Antonio Valverde, Propuesta para incluir a la EBD como Estacio´n...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (4): 529–567.
Published: 01 September 2017
... importantly, the fact that this data would influence the debate over the discovery of element 72. Interestingly, it is likely this controversy led to the retention of relevant archival material. By tracing the actors that created and curated a particular collection of documents and spectra, one can explore...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 293–319.
Published: 01 June 2017
... science.” For indigenous groups who object to science on sacred lands, science has effectively become an agent of colonization. As the TMT controversy illustrates, practicing neocolonialist science—even unknowingly—comes at a high cost for all parties involved. Although scientists are understandably...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1964) 9: 71–76.
Published: 01 January 1964
...Robert E. Schofield Copyright 1964 Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania [Footnotes] 1 Sidney Edelstein, "Priestley Settles the Water Controversy," Chymia, 1, 123– 127 (1948). 2 J.R. Parting- ton's influential A Short History of Chemistry, New York, 1957, pp. 142–147 A...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 311–322.
Published: 28 May 2020
...- standing these issues, Larson and Ruse show that science and religion respond BOOK REV I EWS | 317 in similar ways: they respond not only to empirical findings but also to new cultural norms and social practices (211). In the second case of harmony, Larson explores the eugenics controversy in the...
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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 (1960) 6: 180–204.
Published: 01 January 1960
... WERNER-J0RGENSEN CONTROVERSY* GEORGE B. KAUFFMANf TODAY most chemists, regardless of their field of specialization, are acquainted with the nature and importance of the work of Alfred Werner. Indeed, practically every freshman chemistry student is now introduced to at least the essentials of his co...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 25–30.
Published: 02 April 2020
... theory before the advent of quantum mechanics; and of course the controversial but highly influential (first) Forman thesis in 1971, with its then radical claim of the effects of Weimar culture on the birth of quantum mechanics in Germany in the 1920s.1 Build- ing on these studies I argued in my thesis...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 31–40.
Published: 02 April 2020
... as proof of concept for an ambitious macrosociological method.5 David Bloor, too, read his own model of social imagery back into Forman s fascinating and controversial study of the physicists of Weimar Germany, identifying Forman as a formi- dable sociologist of scientific knowledge avant la lettre...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 58–66.
Published: 02 April 2020
... experimental physiol- ogy, Frederic L. Holmes began with a discussion of Lavoisier and Laplace. Treating later developments in the German states up to the mid-nineteenth century, Holmes acknowledged the diversity of inspiring models and the substantial degree of uncertainty and controversy that accompanied the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 41–49.
Published: 02 April 2020
... Sociology of Scientific Knowledge (SSK), and few of those who published in Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences would have said at the time that they were doing either STS or SSK.14 Today, some of the key stances of SSK and STS are still controversial among some HSNS authors: methodological and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 183–198.
Published: 02 April 2020
... self-determined lives as well as to bear and raise healthy, strong children, reflecting an affinity to contemporary eugenic ideas circulating at that time.33 At the end of the nineteenth century abortion sparked heated controversies. If abortion is criminalized or stigmatized, for women who decide to...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 129–182.
Published: 02 April 2020
... 7. Loren R. Graham, A Soviet Marxist View of Structural Chemistry: The Theory of Resonance controversy, Isis 55, no. 1 (1964): 20 31. Loren R. Graham, Science, Philosophy, and Human Behavior in the Soviet Union (New York: Columbia University Press, 1987), 294 310. Aleksandr Pechenkin...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1953) 4: 129–157.
Published: 01 January 1953
... of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1765-1847, with an Account of the Controversy over the Chair, 1809-1818," Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 27, 43-68 (1953). 9 Carson, op. cit., p. 109. 10 E. F. Smith, "James Woodhouse, A Pioneer in Chemistry, 1770-1809," Phila...