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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2000; 302417–442 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757838
Published: 01 January 2000
... cognitive and political synergy," JHB, 23 (1990), 389-409. 4 Niels Bohr, "The quantum postulate and the recent development of atomic theory," in Bohr, Atomic theory and the description of nature (Cambridge, 1934), 52-91, on 53-54. 5 Ibid., 54. 6 Henry Folse, The philosophy of Niels Bohr. The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1999; 3011–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757819
Published: 01 January 1999
... making of the atomic bomb (New York, 1988) McGeorge Bundy, Danger and survival: Choices about the bomb in the first fifty years (New York, 1988), 113–129 Abraham Pais, Niels Bohr's times, in physics, philosophy, and polity (Ox- ford, 1991) J. Robert Oppenheimer, "Niels Bohr and atomic weapons," New...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1979; 10123–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757389
Published: 01 January 1979
... 1923," Niels Bohr Institute. The appendix appeared in Bohr, Drei Aufsatze, p. 147. 87 Bohr, Göttingen lectures (BSC), 21 June 1922. 88 Bohr, Göttingen lectures (BSC), 21 June 1922. 89 Ruark and Urey, Atoms Sommerfeld, Atombau J. H. van Vleck, "Quantum Principles and Line Spectra...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2007; 37suppl3–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2007.37.s.3
Published: 01 March 2007
...Anja Skaar Jacobsen The Belgian physicist Lééon Rosenfeld (1904––1974) has been called "the clarifier" of Niels Bohr's ideas in quantum mechanics. He had a unique connection to Bohr as his close collaborator from 1930 until Bohr died in 1962. However, although he is considered Bohr's spokesman, he...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2008; 383325–352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2008.38.3.325
Published: 01 August 2008
... in the 1980s to illuminate Niels Bohr's concept of complementarity. It lays out the novel instruments that were used and examines the motives of the theorists who proposed the experiments and the experimentalists who carried them out. Understanding their attitudes is one step towards exploring the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2007; 372337–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2007.37.2.337
Published: 01 March 2007
...Karl Hufbauer Soviet physicist Lev Landau ventured into stellar theory three times during his twenties. In 1931 a hope of turning up fundamental results evidently inspired him to follow up Niels Bohr's idea that the processes powering stars violated energy conservation. Two years later, friendship...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2004; 35167–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2004.35.1.67
Published: 01 September 2004
... remained a key element of Sommerfeld's research agenda until (and even beyond) the advent of Niels Bohr's ““planetary”” model of the atom in 1913. ©© 2004 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2004 SUMAN SETH* Quantum theory and the electromagnetic world-view HSPS...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2007; 372453–462 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2007.37.2.453
Published: 01 March 2007
... seminars in theoretical physics at the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen as entirely beyond my reach. Little did I know then that many years later I would spend most of my working life there, not as a physicist but as a historian of science. Only when I was about to decide on a dissertation topic and...
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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
... Forman s paper in the initial volume in 1969 on the historical connections between Erwin Schro¨din- ger, founder of wave mechanics, and Louis de Broglie, creator of the matter wave theory; Martin J. Klein s in 1970 on the intellectual differences between Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr on the quantum...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-25–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.5
Published: 02 April 2020
... focus on the modern physical sciences in part because the then-current center of gravity for the history of science was to be found much earlier. [O]ne would like, he wrote, to understand the thought of Niels Bohr as well as that of Galileo, of Linus Pauling as well as that 2. Russell McCormmach...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492226–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.226
Published: 01 April 2019
... Niels Bohr could have any patience with him when he visited us in Copenhagen more than 12 years ago in order to sell the hopelessly wrong ideas he had been encouraged, most unwisely, by Wheeler to develop. He was undescribably [sic] stupid and could not understand the simplest things in quantum...
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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
... University Library; JSEP, Joint Services Electronics Program; LC, Library of Congress; maser, microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; NBLA, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, American Institute of Physics, College Park, MD; NRL, Naval Research Laboratory; NSF, National Science Foundation...
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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
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485604–615 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.604
Published: 01 November 2018
... this paper. Special thanks go to Sara Green and Claus Emmeche, who invited me in October 2017 to Copenhagen to discuss this paper in the science studies series at Niels Bohr Institute, and to Lene Koch who posed some trenchant questions on this occasion. Elena Isayev provided some very precious advice...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483338–379 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.338
Published: 01 June 2018
... used: BDW, Bryce DeWitt papers, University of Texas at Austin; CDWM, Ce´cile DeWitt-Morette papers, University of Texas at Austin; GRF, Gravity Research Foundation records, call number 14.20, Special Collections, Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts; NBL, Niels Bohr Library, Center for History of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 48124–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.24
Published: 01 February 2018
... physics was struggling for institutional traction. For further discussion of isolation and inertia, see Vila-Valls, Louis de Broglie, (ref. 13), 24 46 and 61 65. 30 | P ER I L L A´ N reconcile Albert Einstein s quantum hypothesis for radiation and Niels Bohr s atomic theory. In Max Born s 1949 orthodox...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483259–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.259
Published: 01 June 2018
... startling exceptions. Mathematicians pursued theoretical research in more and farther-flung places, forging and refashioning connections between the discipline s global centers and peripheries.7 Their discipline s transformed scales depended on newly 4. Harald Bohr, Address of Professor Harald Bohr in...
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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
... because of confusion over the number of identified rare earths between 69 and 72. He did not have these samples to measure in HFSEII. This error was quickly recognized (H. G. J. Moseley to G. Hevesy, 23 Apr 1914, Niels Bohr Institut, Cophenhagen, Hevesy Papers, quoted in HMLL, 234; and H. G. J. Moseley to...
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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
... Arizona reclaimed its ancestral name, the Tohono O odham (People of the Desert) in 1986 under a new tribal constitution. 16. Frank K. Edmondson, interview by David DeVorkin, 02 Feb 1978, in Niels Bohr Library & Archives, American Institute of Physics, College Park, MD USA; httpswww.aip.org/history...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 463313–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.3.313
Published: 01 June 2016
..., Niels Bohr advanced the first quantum model of matter, which was conceptually incompatible with the resonance model. In the following years, several theorists attempted to reconcile the resonance model with the new picture of matter by developing a hybrid theory of dispersion, which eventually collapsed...