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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2010; 403318–349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2010.40.3.318
Published: 01 August 2010
...Nicolas Nierenberg; Walter R. Tschinkel; Victoria J. Tschinkel The 1983 National Academy of Sciences report entitled Changing Climate, authored by a committee of physical and social scientists chaired by William Nierenberg, was an early comprehensive review of the effects of human-caused increases...
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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
...Brit Shields This paper seeks to combine studies of émigré scientists, Cold War American science, and cultural histories of mathematical communities by analyzing Richard Courant’s participation in the National Academy of Sciences interacademy exchange program with the Soviet Union in the 1960s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2008; 381109–152 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2008.38.1.109
Published: 01 February 2008
... seventy centimeters. This consensus was challenged, however, by a committee of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, chaired by physicist William A. (Bill) Nierenberg, whose 1983 report arguably launched the climate change "debate." Drawing on perspectives provided by two economists on his committee...
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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
... argued that the physicist William A. Nierenberg had deliberately changed the 1983 National Academy of Science s report on climate change, distorting an emerging consensus within the scientific 14. Matthias Do¨rries and Christophe Masutti, eds. Changing Climate Modeling climate, HSPS 37, no. 1 (2006): 1...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-281–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.81
Published: 02 April 2020
... Council, Frontiers in Massive Data Analysis (Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2013). 88 | C ARSON that proceed in the absence of preestablished theoretical models. Analytics techniques first used at scale inside large-platform companies have found their way into basic scientific research, and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-290–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.90
Published: 02 April 2020
..., 1995); Susan D. Jones, Population Cycles, Disease, and Networks of Ecological Knowledge, Journal of the History of Biology 50, no. 2 (May 2017): 357 91. 47. The National Academy of Sciences formed a committee to consider methods of studying cycles after the colloquia and selected Merriam as chair. At...
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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
... impact on the several generations of historians of science like me, who grew up under its influence. Indeed, it has pioneered and reshaped the historical studies of modern physics, science policy, and the politics of science, especially the relationship between science and the national security state...
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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
... introduced at the once again renamed Historical Studies of the Natural Sciences. The arrangement favored further diversification of historiographic perspectives, as well as the institutional affiliations and national backgrounds of authors, all of which contributed to a collective tack- ling of a wide range...
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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
... Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sci- ences, 1 Bolshoy Kislovsky Lane, 125009 Moscow, Russia; petr@druzhinin.ru. Unless otherwise credited, all translations are done by the author, with help from Sarah Vitali. The following abbreviations are used: CC, Censorship Committee, St. Petersburg...
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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
... Archive, Atlanta, GA; NACOA, National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere; NAS, National Academy of Sciences; PFP, Papers of Frank Press, Boston, MA; WMO, World Meteorological Organization; WNP, William Nierenberg Papers, San Diego, CA. 384 | Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 49...
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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
...Jaehwan Hyun This article examines the interaction between human population genetics and the reconstruction of national identities and histories. Since the first use of mitochondrial DNA analysis of human origins in 1987, scientific research on population history using genetic technologies, or...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493338–349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.338
Published: 01 June 2019
... similarly dis- pleased Francis. Conversely, Jacobs adds, Salk felt under-recognized for his efforts in the study; although he performed most tasks, recognition was afforded only to Francis, who was awarded the Medal of Freedom and elected to the National Academy of Sciences. When these problems led Salk to...
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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
... ni okeru 1960 2010 no hyo¯ga chikei kenkyu¯: Ichi kenkyu¯sha no kaiko to tenbo Chigaku zasshi 121, no. 2 (2012): 187 214; and Osada, Wagakuni no hyo¯ga ronso¯ (ref. 4), 80 87. HOTLY DEBATED I C E | 275 toward mountains that fused scientific inquiry, aesthetic nationalism, and geographical pedagogy...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493300–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.300
Published: 01 June 2019
..., founded in 1737, was populated by an internationally oriented and renowned intellectual community. The scholarly environment in Go¨ttingen also featured a world- famous library, leading journals, and a prominent Academy.34 In the Go¨ttingen context, the so-called fourth faculty of philosophy expe- rienced...
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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
... of advances in microwave radio communication 11. Physics Survey Committee, Physics: Survey and Outlook (Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences, 1966), 95; Kaiser, Whose Mass? (ref. 5), 541. SEREND I P I T Y , TH E B I G BANG , AND RAD I O NO I S E | 155 techniques, which had attracted wide...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 49170–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.1.70
Published: 01 February 2019
..., Ph.D., Space History Curator, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; shindellm@si.edu. The following abbreviations are used: AEA, American Economic Association; CEA, Council of Economic Advisers; NAS, the Academy for National Academy of Sciences; NDRC, National...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 49141–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.1.41
Published: 01 February 2019
... Semigraphical Method for the Analysis of Complex Problems, Proceedings of the National Academy 43 (1957): 923 27. 15. Edgar Anderson, Introgressive Hybridization (New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1949). 16. Edgar Anderson, Plants, Man, and Life (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1952). 17. Joel Hagen, A...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485627–636 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.627
Published: 01 November 2018
... contemporary databanks systematically after the controversy emerged from a project led by Alan Westin, a key figure in responses to the national data center. See Project on Computer Databanks (National Academy of Sciences), Databanks in a Free Society: Computers, Record-Keeping and Privacy (New York...
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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
... data and information: A primer, The Role of the Public Domain in Scientific Data and Information (Washington, DC: National Academy Press 2003, 19 34. Paul David, Ralph Schroeder, and Matthijs de Besten, Collaborative research in e-Science and open access to information, SIEPR Discussion Paper, no...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485673–684 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.673
Published: 01 November 2018
... of areas of inquiry focused on data that developed through the Cold War on both sides of the Iron Curtain, domains that have exploded in the commercial, national security, and aca- demic worlds since the early 1990s. Over the years, investigators working in these areas of research have made heavy use...