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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
... toward the expanding discipline of physical chemistry, specifically, a vision of physical chemistry indebted to Ostwald. Like the Toronto chemists, Chicago physical chemist Alexander Smith lamented high school textbooks’ overreliance on the atomic theory and promoted the use of laboratory terms. Both...
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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
... at the Polytechnic School (Escola Polite´cnica) and was aware, in general terms, of the main researches being done in his and other fields. 22. Simon Schwartzman, A Space for Science: The Development of the Scientific Community in Brazil (University Park: Penn State University Press, 1991), ch. 5. 23...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-241–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.41
Published: 02 April 2020
... Wajcman (Cam- bridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008), 635 90. 17. Gabriel Henderson, Adhering to the Flashing Yellow Light : Heuristics of Moderation and Carbon Dioxide Politics during the 1970s, HSNS 49, no. 4 (2019): 384 419; Michelle D. Hoffman, Just a Theory: The Atomic Theory Debate and High School...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-2129–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.129
Published: 02 April 2020
... breakthrough and begins to take the necessary steps toward establishing his scientific priority. KEY WORDS: periodic system, periodic table, periodic law, Dmitrii Mendeleev *School of Chemistry, the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel; and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-250–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.50
Published: 02 April 2020
... skillfully integrated old-school HPS with well-developed social and political histories of the Cold War, and with renewed histories of ideas and culture. Authors began to emphasize recent science, such as High Energy Physics and space science, engaged in a more sustained way with the three massive wars of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495504–555 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.504
Published: 01 November 2019
... an independent science of life and a biology that was increasingly aligned with physical chemistry. JULIUS SACHS SCHOOL OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND THE MECHANICAL LIVELINESS OF PLANTS Foucault s claim in The Order of Things that life as a category was co- constructed with biology as an independent...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494459–469 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.459
Published: 01 September 2019
... Trying Biology: The Scopes Trial, Textbooks, and the Antievolution Movement in American Schools, shows that high school biology textbooks, while teaching us about the prevail- ing scientific views, also throw light on the complex relationships among sci- ence, religion, and the public in 1920s America...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492194–225 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.194
Published: 01 April 2019
... Complex at MIT and Stanford (New York: Columbia University Press, 1993); Rebeca Lowen, Creating the Cold War University: The Transformation of Stanford (Stanford, CA: University of California Press: 1997); and Christophe Lecuyer, Making Silicon Valley: Innovation and the Growth of High Tech, 1930 1970...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 484441–474 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.441
Published: 01 September 2018
... postwar high-speed economic growth from the 1950s to the early 1970s. In particular, accounts often emphasize the guiding hand of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) in promoting tech- nology transfer for strategic sectors and industry winners, especially in the electronics and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483338–379 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.338
Published: 01 June 2018
... collection, see also the foundation annual reports in GRF, Box 2, Folder 9. 28. See Carl Welty s 4-page pamphlet, Birds as Flying Machines produced by the Gravity Research Foundation, which noted in large print across the top, Among the remarkable adapta- tions birds have made to life in the air are high...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 48156–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.56
Published: 01 February 2018
... a dominant approach to bureaucratic statistics in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.15 As a school of economic rationalization, cameralism has been strongly associated with the purely descriptive, numbers for numbers sake tradition of early statistics. Links between cameralism...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 48124–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.24
Published: 01 February 2018
... s study of pilgrim s tales of progress in Beamtimes and Lifetimes: The World of High Energy Physicists (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988); Richard Staley s analysis of participant histories in Einstein s Generation: The Origins of the Relativity Revolution (Chicago: The University of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 475653–677 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.5.653
Published: 01 November 2017
... physician who later became the head of the French school of microscopy in the late 1840s.22 As Loison has pointed out, Robin made eclectic choices of empirical materials and explored a wide array of anatomical struc- tures, plant and animal species to account for the diversity of life.23 As we will see...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 474459–493 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.4.459
Published: 01 September 2017
... of Technology Management and Economics, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden; gribbe@chalmers.se; Hallonsten: Lund Univer- sity School of Economics and Management, P.O. Box 7080, SE-22007 Lund, Sweden; Olof.Hallonsten@fek.lu.se. The following abbreviations are used: AFM...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473268–292 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.268
Published: 01 June 2017
... has thrown on the chaos of organic chemistry, [and] its syntheses that . . . have enriched industry and the arts with a multitude of useful and brilliant products . . . 6 Duhem proceeded to explain how the beneficent ascendancy of the atomist school had gradually developed, by providing a sketch of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473389–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.389
Published: 01 June 2017
... own, and establishing traditions of leading research schools. In this regard, I will give particular attention to Nye s use of the concepts of shared values and unsolved problems3 In the first and second parts of this paper, I will analyze the competitive and collaborative relationship of NMR and x...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473423–442 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.423
Published: 01 June 2017
... 1933, going first to Ataturk s Istanbul and then in 1938 to UCLA. That s where he spent the rest of his life, which was cut short by a heart attack in 1953.26 Although he certainly never worked in high-level science as Polanyi did, Reichenbach s scientific work was, in ways similar to how Nye describes...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473349–388 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.349
Published: 01 June 2017
... Auerbach, n.d. (Conrad Hal Waddington Photograph Album), Edinburgh University Archives. - pushed up stairs by Hitler, because had it not been for the war she would have been a Biology teacher in Germany in a high school Berta Hay to G. H. Beale, 31 Aug 1994, Papers of Geoffrey Beale relating to Charlotte...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 472127–163 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.2.127
Published: 01 April 2017
... process that Ehrlich and Raven dubbed coevolution4 Both were young scientists, less than a decade out of graduate school, but they set their sights high, asserting that the evo- lutionary significance of such reciprocal selective responses between ecolog- ically closely linked organisms has been...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 4711–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.1.1
Published: 01 February 2017
... altruism but the feeling that there was a big unsolved problem and a need for an approach through a priori reasoning rather than through any further exper- imentation or collecting of data was certainly with me before I left school . . . I can remember being quite emphatic . . . that science teaching had...