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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 556–591.
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 (2020) 50 (4): 323–339.
Published: 23 September 2020
..., 2003); on its connection to secret services, see Francis Stonor Saunders, The Cultural Cold War: The CIA and the World of Arts and Letters (New York: The New Press, 2013). See also Brit Shields, Mathematics, Peace, and the Cold War: Scientific Diplomacy and Richard Courant s Scientific Identity, His...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 475–525.
Published: 01 September 2018
... 1927 with Klein s successor in Go¨ttingen, Richard Courant, showed, von Mises then saw himself as the true heir to Felix Klein (see below). F LU I D DYNAM ICS AND VON M I SE S | 477 The fact that von Mises has largely been excluded from the collective memory of fluid dynamicists might be partly...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 259–299.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... Richards, Historical Mathematics in the French Eighteenth Century Isis 97, no. 4 (2006): 700 13. I N T EGRAT I ON BY PAR TS | 267 predilections of incorrigible idealists whose attitude Picard found untenable after the Great War.24 For most theorists of differential equations since Euler, functions and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 549–555.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins 1941 introductory textbook, What is Mathematics? Lamenting overspecialization, Courant s concise introduction promised that the book s five hundred pages would show an underlying organic unity to the field. Courant claimed that if anything might prove universal...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 592–632.
Published: 01 November 2016
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 669–709.
Published: 01 November 2016
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 429–459.
Published: 01 September 2016
...): 352 63, on 356. H. U. Sverdrup, Martin W. Johnson, and Richard H. Fleming, The Oceans: Their Physics, Chemistry, and General Biology (New York: Prentice-Hall, 1942). 18. Rozwadowski, Fathoming the Ocean (ref. 2); Sabine Ho¨hler, A Sound Survey: The Technological Perception of Ocean Depth, 1850 1930...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (3): 360–391.
Published: 01 June 2016
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (3): 277–302.
Published: 01 August 2011
... critique of chemical companies and ineffectual govern- ment regulation, and she was understood and (often) celebrated for standing outside the academic/industrial establishment. Writing in the Indianapolis Times, for example, Richard K. Shull wondered if the scientists who declared that pes- ticides were...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (2): 149–182.
Published: 01 May 2010
... efforts of systematists to regain prestige with regard to the experimental sciences. Indeed, between the 1940s and the 1960s, systematists such as Ernst Mayr, George Gaylord Simpson, and Richard E. Blackwelder took a number of steps, intellectual and institutional, toward upgrad- ing, improving...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2002) 33 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... Robert Seidel, Accelerating science: The postwar transformation of the Lawrence Ra- diation Laboratory, HSPS, 13:2 (1983), 375-400, on 382-383. 24. Richard Hewlett and Oscar Anderson, Jr., The new world: A history of the Atomic En- ergy Commission, Vol. 1, 1939-1946 (University Park, 1962), 633-634...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2001) 31 (2): 355–380.
Published: 01 March 2001
... that, Since the early days of the CEA the addition of a storage ring facility has been part of the long range plan; these plans go back to 1956, well before thoughts were given to electron storage rings elsewhere. 8 However, in 1963, when Harvard University professor Richard Wilson told Richter that...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1999) 29 (2): 333–361.
Published: 01 January 1999
... (p. 8). Only "full mu tual openness," he argued, "can effectively promote confidence and guarantee common security" (p. 13). 340 KRIGE Bohr's name had come up in earlier discussions with Richard Courant, the eminent head of the Institute for Mathematics and Mechanics at New York Uni versity. Courant...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1999) 30 (1): 1–47.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Finn Aaserud Copyright 1999 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Margaret Gowing, Britain and atomic energy 1939–1945 (London, 1964), 346–366 Martin J. Sherwin, A world destroyed: Hiroshima and the origins of the arms race (New York, 1973) Richard Rhodes, The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1995) 25 (2): 185–239.
Published: 01 January 1995
...," outlining the "NATO Center 44. The other members where: Detlev W. Bronk, Richard Courant, David Griggs, Maria Goeppert Mayer, and Howard A. Meyerhoff from universities; and Eric Johnston, Rubin F. Mettler, and David Sarnoff. See Jackson's report (authored by Wheeler) to the Special NATO Parliamentary...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1993) 24 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 January 1993
... International Committee for future accelerators," Draft, Dec 1982, FHC Robert E. Marshak, "The Khruschev detente and emerging internationalism in particle physics," PT, 43:1 (1990), 34–42 Richard G. Hewlett and Oscar E. Anderson, Jr., The new world, 1939–1946 (University Park, 1962) Richard G. Hewlett and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1992) 22 (2): 339–389.
Published: 01 January 1992
... 1948, the Dutch mathematician Bartel van der Waerden, who had taught in Leipzig during the Third Reich and who then was in the United States, heard rumors about the Copenhagen trip from Fritz Houtermanns and Richard Courant.3 The conversation between Bohr and Heisenberg remained gossip among scientists...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1991) 21 (2): 299–316.
Published: 01 January 1991
... Leipzig."33 Foundation policy toward Nazi Germany Relations between the Rockefeller Foundation and some scientific institutes in Nazi Germany long pre-dated the rise to power of the National Socialists. Support of Richard Courant's Mathematical Insti tute and Max Born's Physical Institute, both attached...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1987) 17 (2): 369–381.
Published: 01 January 1987
... 1904 St. Louis Congress. Selected by Katherine R. Sopka; introduction by Albert E. 378 Moyer. Los Angeles: Tomash; New York: American Institute of Phy sics, 1986. Reid, Constance. Hilbert-Courant. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1986. Previously published as separate volumes in 1970 and 1976. Richard, Helene...