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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
...Marta Jordi Taltavull One model, the resonance model, shaped scientific understanding of optical dispersion from the early 1870s to the 1920s, persisting across dramatic changes in physical conceptions of light and matter. I explore the ways in which the model was transmitted across these...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 454549–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.4.549
Published: 01 September 2015
... science of genetic inheritance. Harry H. Laughlin, superintendent of research at the Eugenics Record Office at Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, pored over breeding charts and race results to develop a mathematical model of inheritance that he called the “inheritance coefficient.” He believed his careful...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 503217–247 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.3.217
Published: 28 May 2020
... Henrik Kragh Sørensen, Appropriating Role Models for the Mathematical Profession: Biographies in the American Mathematical Monthly, in Historiography of Mathematics in the 19th and 20th Centuries, ed. Volker R. Remmert, Martina R. Schneider, and Henrik Kragh Sørensen (Cham: Springer International...
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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
... products. And in his mind, Westinghouse was only the start: he wanted his work there to become a model showing the advantages of integrating science and engineering for the nation as a whole. He took strides in that direction during his Westinghouse years. After negotiating a position to plan and manage a...
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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
... instead. Unusual for scientific documents of that time, Mendeleev marked the exact date of his discovery on the manuscript version of the Attempt, which subsequently served as a model for the typographic edition. This manuscript has survived and is currently held by the Mendeleev Museum-Archive in Saint...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-2183–198 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.183
Published: 02 April 2020
... our infantile and literary fascination for monsters into a clinical matter. The change from teratology to dysmorphology meant a relocation of emphasis, from struc- ture to function. Ideal anatomies and bodies have not disappeared from our culture, imposing certain models and causing discrimination to...
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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
...- tive.27 Martian giants, on the other hand, were models of efficient labor and, by replacing 50 or 60 human laborers by the Herald s estimation, would have drastically expedited the completion of the canal. The importation of giants would mean that the canal would require fewer workers over a shorter...
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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
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485581–593 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.581
Published: 01 November 2018
... sciences, and Phillips might have had any number of models to draw on. But similar kinds of narrative visual summaries had already emerged significantly earlier, in the late 1830s and 1840s, well before such visualizations of economic statistics had become broadly accepted. One particularly significant...
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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
... modernization theory; for a concise summary of the literature on American models of international development in science and technology during the Cold War, see Audra J. Wolfe, Competing with the Soviets: Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War America (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483300–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.300
Published: 01 June 2018
... Algorithm: Working Knowledge and Big Data in Biology Osiris 32, no. 1 (2017): 151 74. For an analogous argument regarding mathematical theorem-proving, see Stephanie Dick, AfterMath: The Work of Proof in the Age of Human Machine Collaboration Isis 102, no. 3 (2011): 494 505; Stephanie Dick, Of Models...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 482123–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.123
Published: 01 April 2018
..., Political Newtonianism: The Cosmic Model of Politics in Europe and America The William and Mary Quarterly 52, no. 4 (1995): 583 608. 27. Jacques Cassini, Elemens d Astronomie (Paris: De L Imprimerie Royale, 1740), x xi. AND YET I T S TANDS | 133 Moon and to draw extraordinarily precise quantitative...
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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
... in particular that were decisive in his innovative research program. Based on the experimental work being done in his brother s lab and a series of papers by Marcel Brillouin between 1919 and 1922 on the hydrodynamic model of a vibrating atom, de Broglie became convinced that a unified picture of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473389–422 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.389
Published: 01 June 2017
... the technology had successfully rivaled x-ray crystallography in determining the structures of complex biological molecules, most notably proteins.1 Colorful pictures of computer-graphic molecular models decorated the title pages of Nature and Science, being manifestations of scientific pride as well...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473423–442 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.423
Published: 01 June 2017
... induces through its own actions a lawfulness in the moral realm than mirrors the already-always-given lawfulness in the natural world. This is why the starry skies above us not only fill us with awe but also provide a model for what we are aiming for in the moral realm: a stable system based on the neat...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 472127–163 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.2.127
Published: 01 April 2017
... physiologists. Using the work of an influential insect physiologist, Gottfried S. Fraenkel, this paper examines the prehistory of coevolutionary studies, showing that practical research on insect feeding in the 1940s and 1950s transformed plant chemicals into active biological molecules—causal forces modeled on...
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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
... also contributed to strong practices of European cultural modelling in Argentina, as elsewhere in the Americas.2 For many Argentine state makers, to be European was to be civilized, and they envisioned a national future in which Argentina would be recognized by European countries as a peer among...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 463261–269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.3.261
Published: 01 June 2016
... becomes the model by which we represent changes in scientific theory and practice, or when professional boundaries and theoretical transitions are viewed as isolating cer- tain kinds of knowledge rather than mediating its circulation and develop- ment. Jordi Taltavull investigates these connections...
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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
... provision was entitled the Inter- governmental Climate Program (ICP). For many in Congress, the inclusion of this provision was deemed essential in congressional efforts to coordinate adaptive measures at local, state, and/or national levels. Modeled on the 1966 Sea Grant Program established under President...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 462154–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.2.154
Published: 01 April 2016
...: Harvard University Press, 1983). 4. The corpus of works in this area include Robert E. Kohler, Lords of the Fly: Drosophila Genetics and the Experimental Life (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1994); Angela N. H. Creager, The Life of a Virus: Tobacco Mosaic Virus as an Experimental Model, 1930...