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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 503311–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.3.311
Published: 28 May 2020
.../content/paul-vi/en/speeches/ 1965/documents/hf_p-vi_spe_19651208_epilogo-concilio-intelletuali.html (accessed Apr 2020). 12. John Ziman, Post-Academic Science : Constructing Knowledge with Networks and Norms, Science & Technology Studies 9, no. 1 (Jan 1996); httpssciencetechnologystudies. journal.fi...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 503248–301 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.3.248
Published: 28 May 2020
... of Philosophy, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Departamento de Filosofia, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sa o Francisco Xavier, 524, sala 9027B, Maracana , Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20550-013, Brazil, guto@cbpf.br; Hera´clio Tavares, FAPESP post-doctoral researcher fellow. Physics...
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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
... ARSON post World War II HEP at the journal s center of gravity as it was relaunched as Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (HSNS).4 Authors extended a big science framing to astronomy, gravitational, and space research, for instance, Harry Collins on LIGO or David Munns on radio astronomy.5 The...
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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
... Studies in the Natural Sciences pertain to precisely the post-1980 world that Forman 3 laments. Interdisciplinarity, tech- nology, and wider societal involvement in and critique of science are central to most of the articles the journal publishes today. One possible conundrum remaining, even for Forman 3...
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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
... early history of the Brookhaven National Labora- tory.3 In 1986, it published Nathan Reingold s wide-ranging and nuanced anal- ysis of post World War II American science policy through an examination of the views of a major player, Vannevar Bush.4 In retrospect, the appearance of the journal s first...
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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
... Paperclip was only one of many programs established in the last years of the war by the Allied powers: the British, the Americans, the French, and the Soviets. The lesser-known British effort, for example, was as big BOOK REV I EWS | 203 as the American effort, and it was not always a case of Americans...
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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
... Huntington, The Secret of the Big Trees, Harper s Magazine (Jul 1912): 292 302; Ellsworth Huntington, Temperature and the Fate of Nations, Harper s Magazine (Aug 1928): 361 68; Ellsworth Huntington, The Solar Hypothesis of Climatic Changes, Geological Society of America Bulletin 25, no. 1 (Jan 1914...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495556–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.556
Published: 01 November 2019
... surveillance technology: Big Data (Lemov), digital pri- vacy controls (Igo), and self-tracking technology (Wernimont). Together, they offer an unsettling picture of how prominent data surveillance is in defining the modern world and capturing the modern human. Data surveillance is a post-1970s terminology...
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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
.... 1 (1987): 2 19; John W. Servos, Physical Chemistry from Ostwald to Pauling: The Making of a Science in America (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1990), 31 33; Mary Jo Nye, Before Big Science: The Pursuit of Modern Chemistry and Physics, 1800 1940 (New York: Twayne, 1996), 102 03; Patrick...
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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
... became disillu- sioned, having seen too much death, devastation, and disappointment. Dis- mayed and disgusted, Wallace quit the post much earlier than anyone, including himself, had expected. Although he later minced few words in describing his disgust with the Isthmian Canal Commission (ICC), the semi...
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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
...); Olesko, Coming to Terms (ref. 10); Patrick Anthony, Mining as the Working World of Alexander von Humboldt s Plant Geography and Vertical Cartography, Isis 109, no. 1 (2018): 28 55. 16. On the sciences, see: Andrew Cunningham and Perry Williams, De-Centring the Big Picture : The Origins of Modern...
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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
... cosmology Robert Dicke Arno Penzias Robert Wilson Bell Laboratories KENDRICK OLIVER* The Lucky Start Toward Today s Cosmology ? Serendipity, the Big Bang Theory, and the Science of Radio Noise in Cold War America ABSTRACT The discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation an inflection point...
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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
.... Cooper, The Scientific and Technical Revolution in Soviet Theory in Technology and Communist Culture, ed. Frederic Frelon (New York: Praeger, 1977), 146 75. For recent historical analyses, see Elena Aronova, Big Science and Big Science Studies in the United States and the Soviet Union during the...
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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
...Matthew Shindell In the second half of the twentieth century consensus became the language through which scientists and other experts spoke truth to power and provided expert advice for policy making. Historical scholarship on science policy has acknowledged this trend but has not explained how...
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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
... present-day biology is never complete.5 CRYSTAL STRUCTURE DETERMINATION AND THE USE OF DIGITAL COMPUTERS When the first digital computers became available in the post World War Two era, molecular biologists were among the very first users.6 Molecular biologists used X-ray crystallography to determine the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485616–626 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.616
Published: 01 November 2018
... about personal data. A product of social movements and civil rights reforms as well as market thinking, this bid for authority over one’s “own” information would however reveal its limitations by the turn of the twenty-first century, particularly in the context of a big data economy. This essay is part...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485637–647 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.637
Published: 01 November 2018
... and the Database edited by Soraya de Chadarevian and Theodore M. Porter. © 2018 by the Regents of the University of California 2018 predictive policing big data policing violence studies dangerousness potential uncertainty future crime PreCrime Philip K. Dick Louis Jolyon West...
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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
... hunch is that Big Brother, if he comes to the United States, will turn out to be not a greedy power-seeker, but a relentless bureaucrat *Colgate University, History Department, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346, dbouk@ colgate.edu | 627 Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 48, Number 5, pps...
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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
... World War II, The British Journal for the History of Science 16 (1983): 154 90; Nicolas Rasmussen, Of Small Men , Big Science and Bigger Business: The Second World War and Biomedical Research in the United States, Minerva 40 (2002): 115 46. 38. Nihon penishirin kyo¯kai, Penishirin no ayumi (ref. 1...
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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
... risen to 98 percent.7 The federal windfall drove a big science boom in particle accelerators and nuclear reactors, which in turn steered ever more researchers toward subfields like nuclear physics and solid-state physics subjects that policymakers and scientific advisors deemed most relevant to the...