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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2012; 42130–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2012.42.1.30
Published: 01 February 2012
...Etienne Benson The Marine Mammal Protection Act and the Endangered Species Act have been cornerstones of federal wildlife conservation policy in the United States since their enactment in the early 1970s. These laws prohibited the taking of members of protected populations without a permit, where...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473293–319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.293
Published: 01 June 2017
... Act and soon found an institutional home in the Environmental Protection Agency in 1970. Armed with an arsenal of new legislative tools that included the Endangered Species Act in 1973, American environmentalists were 22. The literature on the privileged position American scientists enjoyed within the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 453397–446 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.3.397
Published: 01 June 2015
... opposition to Project Chariot. At that time Sears was serving in his tenth and final year as chair of the Yale Conservation Program, having announced his intention to retire at the end of the academic year. The letter of invitation to the committee, sent by acting AEC chair John S. Graham, explained that...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 44137–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.1.37
Published: 01 February 2014
..., Congress also passed the Mineral Leasing Act, which reopened federal lands to private petroleum producers. 17. Joseph A. Pratt, Creating Coordination in the Modern Petroleum Industry: The American Petroleum Institute and the Emergence of Secondary Organizations in Oil Research in Economic History 8...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 434492–530 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.4.492
Published: 01 September 2013
... increased mortality from the radioactive effluent.17 The AEC took over responsibility for the work of the University of Washington laboratory after its creation through the Atomic Energy Act of 1946.18 In the following year, the Division of Biology and Medicine was subsequently formed to oversee the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1988; 19117–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757616
Published: 01 January 1988
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1984; 151107–176 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757544
Published: 01 January 1984
... acting chairman of the Berkeley mathematics department advised hiring Richard Courant for at least a half year, to "add to the prestige of our graduate department."16 The physics department at Berkeley saw in the crisis a way to 10. Franck to the rector of the university, [17] Apr 1933, quoted in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1971; 3233–306 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757320
Published: 01 January 1971
.... For him it was an intelligible mode of action, something that actually occurs in rerum natura. While "brute inanimate" matter could not act across space, interstitial forces could, since their mode of existence was that of filling and operating in space. These are the basic entities of the aether...