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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 443234–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.3.234
Published: 01 June 2014
...Michael J. Neufeld The complex and contested origins of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, launched by NASA in 2006, provides a window on how space science policy has been formulated in the United States before and after the turn of the twenty-first century, and how the shifting network of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2006; 371127–151 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2006.37.1.127
Published: 01 September 2006
... institutions were not equipped to cope with it. NASA decided to resolve this problem by having the Jet Propulsion Laboratory construct an oceanographic data center at its Pasadena facility. This represents a new kind of scientific institution, whose purpose is the development, validation, and distribution of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 435551–588 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.5.551
Published: 01 November 2013
...Layne Karafantis Sealab II, an underwater habitat experiment conducted by the Navy in 1965, and Skylab, NASA’s proto-space station launched into Earth orbit in 1973, are examples of extreme environments in which psychological research was carried out on the inhabitants of these spaces. These...
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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
... bourgeoisie at Caltech. Recent contributions in HSNS speak to, for example, the symbiotic activity of a range of scientists and engineers in Materials Science and Engineering Physics, space science policy and NASA, Peak Oil, algorithms and computing, and the battery-powered automobile all of which provide...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-2199–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.199
Published: 02 April 2020
... United States work- ing for the military and NASA, has placed still further emphasis on this technology as a benefit from the Second World War. But we should not allow interest in the V2 rocket and other futuristic weapons to distract us from the huge, complex dimensions of the transfer of technology...
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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
... Science at NASA: A History (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008). 29. Kristine Harper,Weather by the Numbers: The Genesis of Modern Meteorology (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008). 30. NACOA Annual Report (1977), 95 96. For the legislative scope of NACOA, see An Act to Establish the National...
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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
..., Osiris 7 (1992): 2 25. 2. For accounts of recent big science projects of significant value to the field of cosmology, see: Robert W. Smith, The Space Telescope: A Study of NASA, Science, Technology, and Politics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989); Marcia Bartusiak, Einstein s Unfinished Sym...
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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
... Spatiale; IRD, Institut de Recherche pour le De´veloppement; JPL, Jet Propulsion Laboratory; MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration; NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; SSG, Science Steering Group; SWG, science working group; TOGA...
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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
... methods.13 2. THE ADVANTAGES OF PUBLICLY HOSTED GENOMIC DATABASES Through the NIH, the government initially constituted genomics as different from ordinary biology, following NASA and some of the Man- hattan Project as examples.14 Far from simply granting research projects pro- posed by individual...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 482223–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.223
Published: 01 April 2018
... raised by the Concordes; noise pollution and the lack of a U.S. supersonic alternative were also critical to the debates, but they are not my concern here. See Erik M. Conway, High-Speed Dreams: NASA and the Tech- nopolitics of Supersonic Transportation, 1945 1999 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 481110–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.110
Published: 01 February 2018
..., of bringing humans and nature together is James Lovelock s Gaia hypothesis As a NASA scientist during the 1960s, Lovelock pondered the question: Why isn t the Earth s climate more hostile to life like Mars is? Lovelock had been unimpressed with explanations about the balance of nature between...
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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
... Land and Natural Resources; EIS, Environmental Impact Statement; EPO, Education and Public Outreach; IfA, Institute for Astronomy; NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration; NOMISS, New Opportunities through Minority Initiatives in Space Sciences; THINK, The Hawaii Island New Knowledge Fund...
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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
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 462243–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.2.243
Published: 01 April 2016
...Lino CamprubÍ © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California 2016 James E. David . Spies and Shuttles: NASA’s Secret Relationships with the DoD and CIA . Washington, DC : Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum , 2015 . xiv + 354 pp., illus., index. ISBN: 978-0-8130-4999-1...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 462252–259 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.2.252
Published: 01 April 2016
... present especially useful frameworks for interrogating how such making and doing takes place in data visualization. Based on ethnographic work at NASA, Janet Vertesi s account of images pulled from the Mars Exploration Rover suggests how images are already and always constructed. Vertesi s concept of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 462119–153 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.2.119
Published: 01 April 2016
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 462207–242 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.2.207
Published: 01 April 2016
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 46144–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.1.44
Published: 01 February 2016
..., including the Army (nickel-zinc batteries, fuel cells), NASA (zinc/silver-oxide batteries, fuel cells, radioisotope thermoelectric generators, photovol- taic arrays), the Atomic Energy Commission and National Institutes of Health (radioisotope thermoelectric generators), and the Department of Energy...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 455703–757 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.5.703
Published: 01 November 2015
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 454577–609 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.4.577
Published: 01 September 2015
..., Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010); Matthias Do¨rries, The Politics of Atmospheric Science Osiris 26 (2011): 198 223. 3. Erik M. Conway, Atmospheric Science at NASA: A History (Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press...