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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. 2020; 501-211–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.11
Published: 02 April 2020
...Michael D. Gordin This essay is part of a special issue entitled “Looking Backward, Looking Forward: HSNS at 50,” edited by Erika Lorraine Milam. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 MICHAEL D. GORDIN* When National Styles Were Stylish ABSTRACT This essay is part of a...
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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
... was not framed as a path-breaking historical study on climate change, but as an investigation into how social factors such as funding and global politics shaped research. It proposed an evolutionary model of scientific **AHP-PReST, Universite´ de Strasbourg, CNRS (French National Center for...
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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
...Dan Bouk A mid-1960s proposal to create a National Data Center has long been recognized as a turning point in the history of privacy and surveillance. This article shows that the story of the center also demonstrates how bureaucrats and researchers interested in managing the American economy came...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2002; 33161–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2002.33.1.61
Published: 01 September 2002
... conflicting norms of his professional and national identities and how he tried to resolve the conflicts. ©© Regents of the University of California KENJI ITO* Values of pure science : Nishina Yoshio s wartime discourse between nationalism and physics, 1940-1945 HSPS, Volume 33, Part 1, pages 61-86. ISSN...
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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
... establishment of the National Research Council’s consensus studies. These examples demonstrate that consensus was not a natural or obvious choice. Rather, the choice was driven by the growth and definition of the postwar scientific community and its negotiated relationship to the Cold War national security...
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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
... Antonio Machado, 31058, Toulouse Cedex 9, France; jerome.lamy@laposte.net. The following abbreviations are used: CLS, Collecte Localisation Satellites; CNES, Centre National d E´tudes Spatiales; ENSO, El Nin o Southern Oscillation; GPS, Global Positioning System; GRGS, Groupe de Recherche en Ge´ode´sie...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495471–503 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.471
Published: 01 November 2019
... from the former Allied powers, and played a role in decolonization and nation-building in the Middle East. The article reconstructs each phase of the text’s geopolitical and institutional itinerary: the experimental work on aversive conditioning that led to its writing and the larger neobehaviorist...
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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. 2017; 47142–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.1.42
Published: 01 February 2017
...Carolyne R. Larson This article explores the emotional community of museum natural scientists in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Argentina, a context in which the growth of museum natural sciences and nation-state formation became closely intertwined. Influenced by powerful nineteenth...
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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
... greater coordination of the nation’s economic and scientific resources would stimulate a more flexible and resilient society, while allowing the implementation of a more service-driven approach to climate governance. Despite congressional urgency, however, the Carter Administration—specifically the Office...
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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
... nation-state, with approaches from Critical Algorithm Studies, to question the algorithm’s role in the global “computer revolution.” It traces the algorithm’s trajectory across several geographical, political, and discursive spaces to argue that its mutable cultural valences made the algorithm a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 474529–567 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.4.529
Published: 01 September 2017
... spectra, one can explore how rare earth knowledge was produced and verified in the first few decades of the twentieth century. *Curator of Modern Science, MRC 627, National Museum of American History, Smith- sonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012; frederickfrostk@si.edu. The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-2209–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.209
Published: 02 April 2020
... National Laboratory . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2018 . ix+472 pp., illus., index. ISBN 978-1-4214-2531-3 . $79.95 (hardcover). © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Reimagining 20th-Century Physics BY CATHERINE WESTFALL* JOSEPH D. MARTIN. Solid State...
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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; 501-281–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.81
Published: 02 April 2020
.... Accounts of the big national and international high energy physics (HEP) laboratories began to be written (or commissioned) in the 1980s and 1990s. In HSPS, this line of scholarship began with Robert Seidel s account of Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and Allan Needell s of Brookhaven, picked up the John...
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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
... Press , 2019 . 296 pp., illus., index. ISBN 978-1-4214-2887-1 . $54.95 (hardcover). Brian E. Crim . Our Germans: Project Paperclip and the National Security State . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2018 . 264 pp., illus., index. ISBN 978-1-4214-2439-2 . $39.95 (hardcover...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-231–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.31
Published: 02 April 2020
... focused in his second landmark article, Behind quantum electronics: National security as basis for physical research in the United States, 1940 1960. 16 Here again Forman s analysis is animated by questions of coer- cion and scientists adaptation even capitulation to an unusual environ- ment, this time...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-241–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.41
Published: 02 April 2020
... supposed epochal break (such as an increasing frequency of academic patenting and entrepreneurship), began in the second half of the 1960s.10 I have argued elsewhere that it is far from a coincidence that this shift 7. Allan A. Needell, Nuclear Reactors and the Founding of Brookhaven National Laboratory...
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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
... overthrow of dynasties, and the decay of civilization; while favorable changes have made it possible for nations to expand, grow strong, and develop the arts and sciences. 22 18. Ellsworth Huntington, Civilization and Climate (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1915); Kent M. McGregor, Huntington and...