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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 217–247.
Published: 28 May 2020
... legends of science has also served to bolster the image of the lone genius. See Patricia Fara, Newton: The Making of Genius (New York: Columbia University Press, 2002). 33. B. F. Finkel, Biography: Elisha Scott Loomis, Monthly 1, no. 7 (1894): 221 22. 230 | A B RAMS a profitable business for nineteenth...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 31–40.
Published: 02 April 2020
... iconic uncertainty principle of 1927 in a popular science magazine, before a more formal account had appeared within the Zeitschrift fu¨r Physik.11 In this way, Forman s controversial study invoked a sociological explanation only to carefully circumscribe its domain of application. The sociological...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 504–555.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., biophysics, physical chemistry, osmosis, materialism INTRODUCTION Since the 1950s it has been known that most cell membranes are 7 10 nm (70 100 A ) thick, about half of which is the iconic heads-out tails-in lipid *ICI Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Christinenstr. 18/19, Haus 8, 10119 Berlin, Ger...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 420–446.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Creation of a Popular Icon, Imago Mundi 58, no. 2 (2006): 198 211, and Elena Canadelli, Some Curious Drawings: Mars Through Giovanni Schiaparelli s Eyes: Between Science and Fiction, Nuncius XXIV (2009): 439 64. 9. For a history of Lowell and the canal debate, see generally Hoyt, Lowell and Mars (ref...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 384–419.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., Environment (2004): 32 46; Saffron O Neill and Sophie Nicholson-Cole, Fear Won t Do It : Promoting Positive Engagement with Climate Change Through Visual and Iconic Representations, Science Communication 30, no. 3 (March 2009): 355 79. For a broader perspective on elite concern about public panic, see Lee...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 338–349.
Published: 01 June 2019
... web page, httpswww. ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions. DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.338. to his scientific manuscripts, alongside correspondences with hundreds of scho- lars, artists, communist party leaders, and numerous coworkers Todes unravels the story of the iconic objectivist...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 380–389.
Published: 01 June 2018
...- counts that discredited aspects of the iconic image of a human spit-roast (96 105). French mapmakers, on the other hand, showed Brazilians as indus- trious trading partners. Favorable associations with the inhabitants might have won the merchants they served royal privileges to conduct affairs in Brazil...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 56–109.
Published: 01 February 2018
.... © 2018 by the Regents of the University of California 2018 natural history paleontology statistics visual culture cameralism H. G. Bronn DAVID SEPKOSKI* AND MARCO TAMBORINI§ An Image of Science Cameralism, Statistics, and the Visual Language of Natural History in the Nineteenth Century...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (4): 568–577.
Published: 01 September 2017
...): 362 66, on 363. 3. Ibid., 364. 4. See, for example, Peter Galison, Image and Logic: A Material Culture of Microphysics (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997); Jeff Hughes, The Manhattan Project: Big Science and the Atom Bomb (Cambridge: Icon Books, 2002); David C. Engerman, Know Your Enemy: The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (2): 255–262.
Published: 01 April 2017
... an iconic doctrine that epitomized the discipline for the wider public (3). By illustrating the life stages of Cuvier s famous theory, from its arrival and triumph to its eventual overthrow and afterlife, Dawson shows the lasting effect the theory has had in shaping paleontology, and the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (2): 127–163.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Pollinators of Ophrys Orchids Zoologica Scripta 5, no.1 (1976): 13 23. 8. Darwin was quite interested in the evolution of insect pollination in orchids and observed several cases of insect-plant interaction that have subsequently become iconic for coevolutionary studies [e.g., see Joseph Arditti et al., Good...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (1): 117–125.
Published: 01 February 2017
... drawing as on analogy with the experience of seeing a static gestalt image as its various forms as a duck or as a rabbit, in the iconic example. One of Vertesi s informants describes the duality thus: The image never changes, but you can manipulate the image, and everyone sees something different (80...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (1): 107–116.
Published: 01 February 2017
... naturalism disenchanted the world? From the naturalists themselves, it turns out. For all their spiritual strivings, these men of science were a brash bunch. Huxley s iconic encounter with Bishop Samuel Wilberforce at the 1860 meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS) is just...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (1): 42–75.
Published: 01 February 2017
... man of science, the admiration for the indefatigable worker as La Nacio´n carefully noted.30 Ambrosetti s eulogy in the newspaper La Razo´n expanded upon an image of his personal feelings existing in harmony with his essentially objective and scientific self, describing him as a distinguished and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 669–709.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of their realization remain significant targets for historical scrutiny.6 Mathematical research, by contrast, does not seem to depend intrinsically on large mobilizations of people and materials, nor does it appear in the historiography to be an indispensable adjunct to the well-studied iconic pro...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 460–489.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... That very same reasoning had been used in Britain by no other than Oliver Lodge, one of the main champions of the ether, whose prestige as an icon in telegraphy and wireless and in physics at large gave legitimacy to the above argument. In a lecture at the Wireless Society of London in June 1922, he...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (2): 154–206.
Published: 01 April 2016
... shaped a predominant focus on indigenous species and taxonomic science over experimentation in Nanjing, forging a direction that ran counter to an experimental turn in biology in the wider world. Emphasis on the importance of indigenous species for science, however, added to a full-blown scientific...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (1): 110–118.
Published: 01 February 2016
.... 1. Diane B. Paul, Controlling Human Heredity: 1865 to the Present (Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press, 1995); Jeff Hughes, The Manhattan Project: Big Science and the Atomic Bomb (Duxford, Cambridge, UK: Icon Books, 2002). 110 | Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 46, Number 1, pps...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 115–146.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., chromosome pictures were the most recognizable images of genetics points to the need for new approaches to the historiography. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 human chromosome number human karyotype microscopy photomicrographs iconic images of science Joe Hin Tjio...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 February 2015
... narrative takes up the story where Santesmases leaves off. The iconic images of human chromosomes produced by Levan and Tjio in 1956 are taken by de Chadarevian to depend on the quality of their cell pre- parations. Focusing on the visual cultures of drawing and photography, the author revisits the...