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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
... British and Americans' sweep-frequency recorder reckoned precisely the mandate of the magneto-ionic theory, the dominant model of radio-wave propagation. The sweep-frequency recorder incorporated the magneto-ionic theory by producing an easy-to-measure critical condition that the theory had predicted...
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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
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495471–503 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.471
Published: 01 November 2019
.... A second group of lesser frequency symptoms included dryness of mouth and throat, cold sweat, and feeling faint. Involuntary defecation or urination, the legendary signs of battle fear in the novice, were comparatively rare.30 Distributing the experience among all soldiers, the sta- tistical...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494351–383 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.351
Published: 01 September 2019
... and Cultural Odyssey: The Life and Work of L. Luca Cavalli-Sforza (New York: Columbia University Press, 2005). For the critical analysis of Cavalli-Sforza s work concerning his idea of DNA-based genetic research as more objective and less culturally contaminated than anthropology, see Marianne Sommer...
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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
... Newton-Herschel Canal, New York Times, 27 Apr 1882. This article dis- cussed both the Suez and Panama Canals and compared canal laborers on Mars and Earth. Such comparisons increased in frequency after American construction in Panama began in 1904. For examples, see The Canals of Mars, New York...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493300–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.300
Published: 01 June 2019
... concept of fact acquired different interpretations in different disciplinary settings. These related to fact-oriented research practices, such as precision measurement in physics and source criticism in historiography. © 2019 by the Regents of the University of California 2019 facts historical...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493273–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.273
Published: 01 June 2019
... its earliest stages, forging lasting ties between alpinists and earth scientists. To understand how this was so, one must turn to the scholar alpinists of the Meiji era, the Japanese savants who, impelled by new modes of Western scientific inquiry, took to the mountains with increasing frequency to...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492151–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.151
Published: 01 April 2019
... into the vacuum of intergalactic space.42 These were observations to be conducted in the lowest possible temperature range just above absolute zero where precise readings of differences of a few degrees were critical to the significance and credibility of the results. Unless Penzias and Wilson could...
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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
... photons emitted or absorbed by an atom, with discrete frequencies corresponding to the observed lines or gaps in atomic spectra. Heisenberg thought Bohr s orbits, which conflicted with classical electrodynamics as well as classical mechanics, were unphysical. His aim was to get rid of the orbits by...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485557–567 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.557
Published: 01 November 2018
... (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017). On the materialities of data on the Internet: Allison Carruth, The Digital Cloud and the Micropolitics of Energy, Public Culture 26, no. 2 (2014): 339 64; Lisa Parks and Nicole Starosielski, eds., Signal Traffic: Critical Studies in Media Infrastructure...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485594–603 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.594
Published: 01 November 2018
...). Narrative could just as well be the source as the outcome of numerical data. 6. Ludger Lunier, Recherches statistiques sur les alie´ne´s du De´partement des Deux-Se`vres, Me´moires de la Socie´te´ de Statistique du De´partement des Deux-Se`vres 16 (1855): 38 53 and shaded map showing frequency of insanity...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485604–615 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.604
Published: 01 November 2018
... Boas and Johannsen to take their respective disciplines a critical step further. BOAS: TRIBES, RACES, AND FAMILY LINES In 1892, Frederic Ward Putnam (1839 1915) hired Boas to assist him in prepar- ing an anthropology exhibition at the World s Columbian Exposition to be held in Chicago the following...
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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
... Leon Lichtenstein in Leipzig, for example, in his (von Mises s) critical review of Lichtenstein s Foundations of Hydrome- chanics (1929) in the journal Zeitschrift fu¨r Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (ZAMM). Lichtenstein s former student, Ernst Ho¨lder, wrote: In his elegant review, which deeply...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 484403–440 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.403
Published: 01 September 2018
... out of the issues studied by traditional oceanogra- phy. The ensuing debates on the accuracy of measurements and critically evaluating others research ensured the coherence of this new specialty.4 POSEIDON: A DIGEST OF SCIENTIFIC OPTIONS The new specialty of space oceanography came into being in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483390–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.390
Published: 01 June 2018
... biologists Stephen Jay Gould and Richard C. Lewontin published an influential article in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: The Spandrels of San Marco and the Panglossian Paradigm A Critique of the Adaptationist Programme In this work, the authors criticized the agenda that had dominated...
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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
... me a little; wasn t he later crucified3 In 1949, Schwartz took his first ever airplane trip on his way to lecture on his theory in Vancouver, Canada. The next summer, he received a prestigious 1. Schwartz s own retrospective narrative of his theory s origins is in MGC, chap. 6. For a critical...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 482180–222 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.180
Published: 01 April 2018
... criticized the plant sociologists rather sharply for not taking the visual approach to the landscape seriously. This article will compare the visual approaches employed by landscape geographers and phytosociologists on their research subject roughly between 1925 and 1980. We will follow Troll s theoretical...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 482223–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.223
Published: 01 April 2018
...; Mark Carey, Science, Models, and Historians: Toward a Critical Climate History Envi- ronmental History 19 (2014): 354 64; Mike Hulme, Reducing the Future to Climate: A Story of Climate Determinism and Reductionism Osiris 26 (2011): 245 66; Alexander Hall, Geo- graphers, Stats-men and Sages...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 482123–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.123
Published: 01 April 2018
... relation between Newton and Leib- niz had been difficult ever since the latter s critical reaction to the Principia,18 12. See, for example, Larry Stewart, Seeing through the Scholium: Religion and Reading Newton in the Eighteenth Century History of Science 34 (1996): 123 65 J. E. McGuire, The Fate...
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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
... following abbreviations are used: HFSEI, H. G. J. Moseley, The High-Frequency Spectra of the Elements Philosophical Magazine 26 (1913): 1024 34; HFSEII, H. G. J. Moseley, The High-Frequency Spectra of the Elements, Part II Philosophical Magazine 27 (1914): 703 13; HMLL, J. Heilbron, H.G.J. Moseley: The...