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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 465556–591 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.5.556
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Courant’s participation with the National Academy of Sciences interacademy exchange program at the end of his career highlights his ideologies about the mathematics discipline, the international mathematics community, and the political role mathematicians could play in contributing to international peace...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 465669–709 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.5.669
Published: 01 November 2016
... international exchanges Latin American mathematics mathematical institutions UNESCO Rockefeller Foundation theory of distributions MICHAEL J. BARANY* Fellow Travelers and Traveling Fellows: The Intercontinental Shaping of Modern Mathematics in Mid-Twentieth Century Latin America ABSTRACT The geographic...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-225–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.25
Published: 02 April 2020
... scholar who had a fairly complete set of the handsome, hardback HSPS annual volumes in his home and who generously allowed his students to borrow them. I remember being impressed by the international cast of the authors publishing in the journal, then edited by Russell McCormmach. These included Boris...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-267–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.67
Published: 02 April 2020
...: Cornell University Press, 1989). Frederik Nebeker, Calculating the Weather: Meteorology in the 20th Century, International Geophysics Series (San Diego: Aca- demic Press, 1995). James R. Fleming, Meteorology in America, 1800 1870 (Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1990). James R. Fleming...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-258–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.58
Published: 02 April 2020
... narrative. Others embraced McCorm- mach s warning when he introduced the new journal: they sought not to relegate the historiographic traditions of internal and external history to mutually exclusive roles in hopes of bringing about the synthesis of the intellectual and social history of science that...
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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
...). See also Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, Biomimetic Chemistry and Synthetic Biology: A Two-Way Traffic across the Borders, Hyle: International Journal for Philosophy of Chemistry 15, no. 1 (Jul 2009): 31 46; Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, Materials as Machines, in Science in the Context of Application...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494384–419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.384
Published: 01 September 2019
... committees, national and international scientific organizations, and officials within the Carter administration engineered a politics of restrained management of climate risk. Adopting a strategy of restraint appeared optimal not because of a pervasive disinterest in or ignorance of the potentially...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494351–383 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.351
Published: 01 September 2019
... research and commercial networks. It was new forms of information technology, including the Internet, and economic globalization after the collapse of the Eastern Bloc that rendered possible the dramatic increase in international collaborations and the amount of DNA data 3. Soraya de Chadarevian, Genetic...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494420–446 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.420
Published: 01 September 2019
... would vastly outperform humans while, at the same time, working toward the increased efficiency of oceanic transportation and commerce exchange. It would be a fantastic breakthrough in economics as well as engineering. Labor issues in general were linchpins of the Progressive platform, and few went...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493241–272 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.241
Published: 01 June 2019
... Algerian communities to cede one portion of their traditional lands to the state in exchange for a clear title to the other portion. The Senatus-Consulte of 1863 hastened the pace of expropriation by creating new markets for land that settlers dominated. The Warnier Law of 1873 further eroded Algeria s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493273–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.273
Published: 01 June 2019
... limits and possibilities of research. The hunt for mineral wealth, the international pedigree of Japan s earliest earth scientists, the academic configuration of geography as discipline: these and other factors shaped the course not only of the glacier debate but also the professionalization of...
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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
... agenda of computer science. Following an exchange of letters during the spring of 1977, Knuth and Ershov decided to co-organize an international conference in Ur- gench, which was the closest large city in the vicinity of the ancient city of - 2015), 38 65; Thomas J. Misa, ed., Gender Codes (Hoboken, NJ...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492151–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.151
Published: 01 April 2019
... patterns of international scientific exchange, the scatter of European researchers conducting work on general relativity and gravitation began to condense into a community, whilst an infant network of American physicists made efforts to end the long estrangement between the quantum and relativistic scales...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 4911–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.1.1
Published: 01 February 2019
... in the Nineteenth Century (Edinburgh: W. Blackwood, 1904), 105. 11. Yehuda Elkana, The Conservation of Energy: A Case of Simultaneous Discovery? Archives internationale d histoire des sciences 90 (1970): 31 60, on 39 40. 12. Crosbie Smith, The Science of Energy: A Cultural History of Energy Physics...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485648–658 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.648
Published: 01 November 2018
...: How can phenomena produced by an in vitro experiment be re-inserted in the original internal environment of the organism? How can they be relocated in life?3 A similar puzzlement or irritation guides my reflections here: How are we to understand the postulated virtualization of life, and what is the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485659–672 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.659
Published: 01 November 2018
... researchers in universities (R01 grants), the NIH 11. David, Logic of Open Science (ref. 8), 5. 12. Ibid., 5. 13. See B. J. Strasser s important examples in The Experimenter s Museum: GenBank, Natural History, and the Moral Economies of Biomedicine, Isis: An International Review Devoted to the History...
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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
... penishirin kyo¯kai (Japan Penicillin Manufacturing Association); JPRA, Nihon penishirin gakujutsu kyo¯gikai (Japan Penicillin Research Association); MITI, Tsu¯sho¯ sangyo¯ sho¯ (Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Japan); NIH, Kokuritsu yobo¯ eisei kenkyu¯jo (National Institute of Health, Japan...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 484403–440 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.403
Published: 01 September 2018
..., international meetings on space techniques (notably at Woods Hole in 1964) brought researchers together to develop satellite methods for observing the oceans. Engineers from the CNES traveled to the 1969 Williamstown conference, which was organized to explore the major technical and scientific issues of space...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 484475–525 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.475
Published: 01 September 2018
..., however, did not consider him to be fully their equal. He was, for example, visibly absent as an author in the international six-volume collection on Aerodynamic Theory edited by the American engineer William F. Durand between 1934 and 1936.14 Histories of hydro- and aerodynamics do not reserve much space...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483380–389 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.380
Published: 01 June 2018
...-epistemology of surveying and navigation across the twentieth century, from the patchwork international collaboration of creating a reliable world map in the years leading up to World War I to the use of radiolocation technologies eclipsed by the meteoric rise of the Global Positioning System (GPS) in the...