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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 58–66.
Published: 02 April 2020
... fields we practice—have played in the development of the history of science over the past half century. I argue that, as far as disciplines are concerned, we now find ourselves a bit closer to a situation described in our studies of the long eighteenth century than we were fifty years ago. This should...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (5): 758–804.
Published: 01 November 2015
... became a major branch of physics in the 1960s. The field’s history calls for deeper consideration of the ways in which powerful institutions and the production of knowledge were joined in the Cold War era. Though nonlinear optics was every bit “Cold War science,” the conventional and widely used concept...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (4): 577–609.
Published: 01 September 2015
... research products and reinforce links both with the scientific community and with external users of meteorological and climatological research. Borne out by quantitative data, this science policy–centered history sheds light on the development of research and research specializations in the field in Canada...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 604–615.
Published: 01 November 2018
... sciences: whereas the latter are relatively free to construct populations in the laboratory, the field, or on paper, the former have to rely on social categories shaped by historical accident and self-perception of the subjects under study. This essay is part of a special issue entitled Histories of Data...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 259–299.
Published: 01 June 2018
... communities of scholars together across disparate geographies and fields of study. Material limits and linguistic ambiguity, here, offered important resources for asserting relevance and unity in a fragmented and heterogeneous discipline. I show in particular how reinterpretations and puns of the calculus...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (2): 123–178.
Published: 01 May 2011
... suggests some general considerations on the peculiar position of space research in the general field of the history of science and technology. © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California Mars Express European Space Agency Mars exploration planetary science space research | 123...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (2): 273–302.
Published: 01 April 2015
... States and Europe, see Donna Haraway, Crystals, Fabrics, and Fields (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1976); Anne Harrington, Reenchanted Science: Holism in German Culture from Wilhelm II to Hitler (Princeton, NJ: Prin- ceton University Press, 1996); Esposito, Romantic Biology (ref. 7). 10...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (2): 83–113.
Published: 01 April 2012
..., and tools from the laboratory, museum, and field. Key woRds: Alden Holmes Miller, natural history, collections, museum, ornithology, evolution, fieldwork, Berkeley, collections-based research, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology * University of California, Office for History of Science and Technology, 543...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2004) 35 (1): 95–113.
Published: 01 September 2004
... for further study of the biological sciences at Stanford. It traces the evolution of Stanford's biological sciences through three experimental fields: self-directed developmental and evolutionary studies; fundamental research at the molecular level; and biomedical applications of fundamental knowledge...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 323–339.
Published: 23 September 2020
... search fields: 442 times cited in 227 publications. Source: Web of Science, https apps.webofknowledge.com (accessed 23 Jun 2020). 15. It is important to note that the corpus utilized in Google Ngrams covers up through 2008. Later publications are still not included. 16. Elise Lipkowitz, Corresponding in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 340–363.
Published: 23 September 2020
... field the idea. With their help, Visschers explained, a program and a list of potential participants was drafted. Only after that, they wrote, they requested the [Belgian] government to inform foreign governments by diplomatic means, in order for them to be able, in the interest of science and the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 456–481.
Published: 23 September 2020
... Scientific Unions and the United Nations Educational, Sci- entific and Cultural Organization. In the 1980s, the domination of this field by US scientists ushered in the establishment of Earth system science as a new research trend based on Earth observation technologies. We argue that despite the influence...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 433–455.
Published: 23 September 2020
...´ Manuel Lara, 2004 [1977 27.Mark V. Barrow, On the Trail of the Ivory-Bill: Field Science, Local Knowledge, and the Struggle to Save Endangered Species, in Knowing Global Environments: New Historical Per- spectivs on the Field Sciences, ed. Jeremy Vetter (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 302–310.
Published: 28 May 2020
... studies of the global and its iniquities not only in relation to STS in South Asia, but also in the field more widely. Joydeep Sen s succinctly titled Astronomy in India, 1784 1876 comes as part of the long-running series Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century. Beginning with the formation of the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 311–322.
Published: 28 May 2020
... 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.2020.50.3.311. science and religion for various reasons. Scholars in the field of development studies urge that religion needs to be...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 217–247.
Published: 28 May 2020
... mathematics grew curiously out of step with the industrial and utilitarian priorities of other Progressive Era sciences. As they worked to develop their young community, American mathematicians became increasingly focused on modern, abstract fields of research that had developed separately from any sort of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 248–301.
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) 50 (1-2): 50–57.
Published: 02 April 2020
... subdisciplines such as History and Philosophy of Science (HPS). The separate development took place institutionally, method- ologically, and with regard to research focus, as well as through personnel and social networks. Historians across these fields were trained in different kinds of institutions and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 41–49.
Published: 02 April 2020
... an important player in the histories of several fields, including nuclear weapons design, gravitational radiation research, anti-ballistic missile defense, Vietnam-era counterinsurgency, and superconducting computing.19 A journal dedicated to the history of science-as-part-of-society is just more...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 17–24.
Published: 02 April 2020
... experiment, what factors shaped their views about science, and how their views connect or do not connect with current science and philosophy.20 In terms of preferred or recommended methods of analysis, there has been some rapprochement between integrated HPS and the field of history of science. Historians of...