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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (3): 281–333.
Published: 01 June 2013
... bourgeois Europe contributing to this rapid assimilation of revolutionary, intellectual work is examined from the point of view of material culture. Emphasis is placed on Neo-Idealist abstraction in urban decoration and design, with a focus on Oriental carpets, wallpaper, and electrical lighting. Elements...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (2): 303–339.
Published: 01 April 2015
... work thus had closer ties to the technological context of the day than has generally been recognized. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 James Clerk Maxwell electromagnetic theory ether models ohm electrical standards velocity of light Fleeming Jenkin BRUCE J...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2004) 35 (1): 115–152.
Published: 01 September 2004
... accelerator at the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington. Holtsmark approached organizations potentially interested in cancer research and treatment for financial support. The electrical engineers appointed to build several parts of the accelerator had been radio amateurs...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 248–301.
Published: 28 May 2020
...Heráclio D. Tavares; Alexandre Bagdonas; Antonio A. P. Videira This analysis of the scientific and academic career of the Russian-Italian physicist Gleb Wataghin, founder of the physics course at the University of São Paulo, in the richest state of Brazil, in 1934, brings to light elements present...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 58–66.
Published: 02 April 2020
... Electricity and Life: Volta s Path to the Battery discussed a single episode that enjoyed canonical status in traditional histories of physics. The reconstruction high- lighted the role, overlooked in earlier accounts, that eighteenth-century ana- tomical representations of the electric organs of the torpedo...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 50–57.
Published: 02 April 2020
... emerging fields and actors of chemical and electrical engineering, and their troubled relationship to organic chemistry, electrodynamics, and optics, in particular in the distinctive landscape of industrial research, corporations, and academic scientists in nineteenth-century Germany. Such historical...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 11–16.
Published: 02 April 2020
... Traite´ de me´canique celeste, which mapped out the chief goal of mathematical philosophy (89): to analyze all physical phenom- ena (heat, light, mechanics, etc.) through the interaction of Newtonian-style attractive and repulsive forces over small distances. Fox was less interested in tracing the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 471–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... This idea would become a central tenet of Dollard & Miller s mature social learning theory. F EAR IN HEBREW | 477 stimulus (such as electric shock) rather than the painful stimulus itself, that conditioned her responses and made her change her behavior.21 Experimenting on rats, Neal Miller, another...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 504–555.
Published: 01 November 2019
... article content through the University of California Press s Reprints and Permissions web page, httpswww. ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions. DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.504. bilayer, the membrane s primary structural element. An ordinary light micro- scope can theoretically resolve...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 420–446.
Published: 01 September 2019
... powerful telescopes than the 8.6-inch used by Schiaparelli, they saw only soft transitions between light and dark regions nothing resembling the stark linear markings of canals.14 55. Markley also points to Schiaparelli as a self-conscious agnostic on the topic of canals as indicators of life (ibid 11...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 384–419.
Published: 01 September 2019
... California 2019 climate governance heuristic environmental science advising carbon dioxide Carter Administration GABRIEL HENDERSON* Adhering to the Flashing Yellow Light : Heuristics of Moderation and Carbon Dioxide Politics during the 1970s ABSTRACT During the late 1970s and early 1980s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 300–337.
Published: 01 June 2019
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 117–150.
Published: 01 April 2019
... measure the effect of the electric field, and a third to search for particle tracks. 19. C. T. R. Wilson, On the condensation nuclei produced in gases by Ro¨ntgen rays, uranium rays, ultra-violet light, and other agents, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 64 (1899): 127 29. 20. C. T. R. Wilson...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 151–193.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Wilson and David Kaiser in their account of how MIT s Lincoln Laboratory, in much the same period, and using technologies designed for the very different purposes of missile tracking and space communications, came to conduct a test of Einstein s prediction that gravity slows down light: cosmology did not...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 February 2019
...- erer, Kuhn was able to identify three factors recurrent in their individual paths to the conservation of energy as the main reasons for its emergence in the 1840s. One factor was the acquaintance with a growing number of conversion processes (current electricity and magnetism, heat and chemistry, light...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 441–474.
Published: 01 September 2018
... automobile industries. The story of penicillin production, which took place before Japan s economic miracle, casts a different light on the high-growth era.5 An examination of early antibiotic science in the 4. By 2002, Japanese laboratories had developed over 117 useful antibiotics and other bioactive...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 338–379.
Published: 01 June 2018
... T Y | 339 Arthur Eddington, announced that they had measured the bending of star- light s path near the sun, in accord with Einstein s prediction the subject quickly faded from most physicists attention. The allure of quantum theory and nuclear physics, combined with the Nazis crushing...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 259–299.
Published: 01 June 2018
... electrical engineerOliverHeaviside s eponymous function seems at first glance about as simple as a function could be. It relates an independent variable (say, x) to a dependent variable (say, y) by giving y the value 0 when x is negative and 1 when x is positive. If you interpret x as time, the Heaviside...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 123–179.
Published: 01 April 2018
... scholarly literature generated by the General Scholium is stunning. This is doubtless due to the extreme density of thought contained in just a few pages, which range from the nature of space and gravitation, to electricity and the motion of the comets. Recent commentators, however, have especially...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 24–55.
Published: 01 February 2018
...), which allowed for the discontin- uous nature of light and matter and contained an amplitude term f (x, t) that represented a moving singularity. The key assumption here was that these two solutions shared the same phase (x, t), and that it was this phase that determined the velocity potential and...