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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 384–419.
Published: 01 September 2019
... rhetoric, simple but penetrating, the effective use of which could help domesticate uncertainty, rationalize historical actors decisions, and ultimately, mold the future into a manageable element of societal planning. THE POLITICS OF PRECIPITOUS ACTION In March 1975, Roger Revelle, Director of the Center...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 420–446.
Published: 01 September 2019
... that extended from upper-class Boston society.49 In Dying Planet, Markley points out that, though astronomers and astrophysicists often 46. Lilian Whiting, There is Life on the Planet Mars, New York Times, 9 Dec 1906. 47. Ibid. 48. For more on professionalization through specialization, see Roger...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 151–193.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., Signals Imply a Big Bang Universe, New York Times, 21 May 1965. SEREND I P I T Y , TH E B I G BANG , AND RAD I O NO I S E | 165 Walter Sullivan, also compared the detection of the CMB to the first revelation, back in 1933, that radio waves travelled through the universe just as readily as light a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 338–379.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Reactions (ref. 11), chaps. 29, 32. On his repeated predictions for a speedy recovery after the 1929 stock market crash, see, e.g. Roger Babson, Cheer Up! Better Things Ahead! (New York: Revell, 1932); Babson, A Revival is Coming (New York: Revell, 1936). On the presidential campaign, see Babson, Our...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 223–245.
Published: 01 April 2018
... average temperature of six degrees centigrade over the next 200 years, a 7 percent rise in average precipitation, and a radical shift in location of arid and semi-arid zones as a result of the rise in carbon dioxide levels. See Roger Revelle and Walter H. Munk, Energy and Climate (Washington, DC: National...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (3): 270–312.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Postwar Science: Roger Revelle, the Scripps Institution and the University of California, San Diego Minerva 39, no. 3 (2001): 327 52; Naomi Oreskes and Ronald Rainger, Science and Security before the Atomic Bomb: The Loyalty Case of Harald U. Sverdrup Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (1): 67–100.
Published: 01 February 2016
.... The fear of sharks and the debates about the relative risks and opportunities of marine environments also circulated through civilian culture.38 At the same - and Science: Roger Revelle, the U.S. Navy, and Oceanography at the Scripps Institution Earth Sciences History 19, no. 1 (1 Jan 2000): 58 89...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (5): 470–502.
Published: 01 November 2014
... interests, and from the late 1940s onward, U.S. officials steered Italian atomic energy managers away from existing propositions to independently produce atomic energy (and nuclear weapons alike). The revelations contained in the archival papers thus call for a revision of our current understanding of the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (2): 140–177.
Published: 01 April 2014
... opponents was the belief that they had a privileged claim to speak for and about science. THE POPULAR SCIENCE PROBLEM Because of those conflicting claims, an examination of Spectro-Chrome must enter somewhat uncomfortable historiographical territory. Taking Roger Coo- ter and Stephen Pumfrey s 1994 article...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (1): 37–79.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Perspectives on Prediction in Earth Science in Prediction: Science, Decision Making, and the Future of Nature, ed. Daniel Sarewtiz, Roger A. Pielke, Jr., and Radford Byerly, Jr. (Washington, DC: Island Press, 2000), 23 40. On early petroleum geology, see Paul Lucier, Scientists and Swindlers: Consulting on...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (4): 492–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (3): 281–333.
Published: 01 June 2013
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (5): 341–388.
Published: 01 November 2012
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (4): 283–321.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the Soviet Satellite, ed. Roger D. Lau- nius, John M. Logsdon, and Robert W. Smith (Australia: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000), 162 63; Allan A. Needell, Science, Cold War, and the American State: Lloyd V. Berkner and the Balance of Professional Ideals. Studies in the History of Science, Technology...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (3): 277–302.
Published: 01 August 2011
...), 32. 52. Carson, Silent Spring (ref. 13), 9. 53. Roger Latham, Silent Spring Rips Harmful Chemicals, Pittsburgh Press, 30 Sep 1962, Google News Archive, httpnews.google.com/newspapers?id=xkYqAAAAIBAJ&sjid=yk4EAA AAIBAJ&pg=6913,5319022&dq=rachel-carson&hl=en (accessed 9 Mar 2011). HSNS4103_01.indd...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (3): 318–349.
Published: 01 August 2010
... places, including Annex 1 of Changing Climate. By the mid-1970s these principles were well understood, but models were still subject to great uncertainties as reflected in the studies authored during the period. For example, a major NAS study on the issue, chaired by Roger Revelle in 1977, had come to...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (2): 183–224.
Published: 01 May 2010
... (IBP) Roger Revelle data-driven research data management | 183 Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 40, Number 2, pps. 183 224. ISSN 1939-1811, elec- tronic ISSN 1939-182X. © 2010 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (1): 1–47.
Published: 01 February 2010
... senior colleague Roger Revelle argued he already deserved the degree sight unseen and Columbus Iselin advised him that his achievements made it unnecessary Stommel did not seek the degree. Rare in the earth sciences by that time but not unheard of, Stommel became one of the last of the postwar...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2008) 38 (1): 109–152.
Published: 01 February 2008
... the 1950s this argument was refuted through spectroscopic measurements by Gilbert Plass.8 Following Plass s work, Hans Suess and Roger Revelle declared that humanity was performing a great geophysical experiment, by returning F R O M C H I C K E N L I T T L E TO D R . PA N G LO S S | 1 1 3 7. James...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2007) 37 (2): 435–452.
Published: 01 March 2007
... more closely linked with possible climate change the follow- ing year, when Hans Suess s carbon-14 studies found that a rising fraction of the CO 2 in the atmosphere derived from the burning of fossil fuels.5 Roger Revelle, the leader of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in California and a...