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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
...Hermione Giffard Charlie Hall . British Exploitation of German Science and Technology, 1943–1949 . London and New York : Routledge , 2019 . xiv + 276 pp., index. ISBN 978-0-8153-5838-1 . $155.00 (hardcover). Martijn van Calmthout and Michiel Horn . Sam Goudsmit and the Hunt...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 461101–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.1.101
Published: 01 February 2016
..., and Alternative Theories of Everything . New York : Walker Books/Bloomsbury Publishing Company ( 2011 ). 336 pp., illus., index. ISBN 978-0-8027-7872-2 . $17.00 (paperback), $7.79 (ebook). The Wild Borderlands of Science and Technology BY KELLY MOORE* MICHAEL D. GORDIN. The Pseudo-Science...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 443234–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.3.234
Published: 01 June 2014
... institutions that support and shape space science have changed since 1989. Those decades have so far been little studied except by policy scholars seeking lessons from the NASA Administrator Daniel Goldin’s attempt to force a small-spacecraft technological revolution on space science in the 1990s. The New...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2010; 402259–267 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2010.40.2.259
Published: 01 May 2010
... reproduce article content through the Univer- sity of California Press s Rights and Permissions website, httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo. asp. DOI: 10.1525/hsns.2010.40.2.259. Science and Technology for Every Man, Woman, and Child BY JACOB DARWI N HAM B LI N* Zuoyue Wang. In Sputnik s Shadow: 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
..., associated with Paul Forman, is that technology and applied research achieved cultural primacy over basic science after 1980. On this view, the journal is simply following society’s lead in turning away from basic science. This article argues, instead, that the field of science and technology studies, and...
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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
...Ksenia Tatarchenko Cold War competition shaped the process of computerization in both East and West during the second half of the twentieth century. This article combines insights from Science and Technology Studies, which brought the analysis of Cold War technopolitics beyond the context of the...
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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
... of Management and Budget and the Office of Science and Technology Policy—challenged congressional efforts on the grounds that accommodating user needs was both scientifically unjustified and politically irresponsible. Relying heavily on what officials perceived to be the collective judgment of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2011; 412123–178 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2011.41.2.123
Published: 01 May 2011
... suggests some general considerations on the peculiar position of space research in the general field of the history of science and technology. © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California Mars Express European Space Agency Mars exploration planetary science space research | 123...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2012; 423159–189 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2012.42.3.159
Published: 01 June 2012
... society, which felt backward in terms of science and technology and was desperately seeking new sources of inspiration and national pride. © 2012 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2008; 3815–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2008.38.1.5
Published: 01 February 2008
... fledgling International Atomic Energy Agency, as well in Britain and in some continental countries, but to no avail. Though the State Department's efforts eventually bore little fruit, the paper clearly shows how U.S. leadership in science and technology was mobilized to promote America's foreign policy...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2006; 362329–341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2006.36.2.329
Published: 01 March 2006
... in civil Science and Technology (S&T). The issue I address involves the understanding of how the Synchrotron Project materializes. Such objective implies revisiting the long negotiation process, which lasts through two political regimes and five different governments; and which faced resistance...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2004; 351115–152 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2004.35.1.115
Published: 01 September 2004
... to develop it as a precision machine for proton capturing experiments in light elements. The accelerator proved a useful tool for research and teaching until 1963, when it was shut down and given to the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology. This article seeks to answer why Holtsmark engaged in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2002; 33187–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2002.33.1.87
Published: 01 September 2002
... own views. This paper examines the nature of the differences——ideological and hierarchical——between the social outlook and worldviews of Saha and Nehru's coterie of scientists, and thus offers an understanding of the state of science and technology in India during their time. ©© Regents of the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-231–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.31
Published: 02 April 2020
... reception. *Program in Science, Technology, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA, julimen@mit.edu, dikaiser@mit.edu. The following abbreviation is used: HSPS, Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences and Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences...
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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
... in Science, Technology and Society, and Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139USA, dikaiser@mit.edu; History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney, Sydney NSW 2006, Australia, dean.rickles@sydney.edu.au. The following abbreviations and acronyms are...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 465633–668 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.5.633
Published: 01 November 2016
... understandings. The rapid growth and cyberneticization of these new areas of militarily driven science caused a tectonic transformation of the Stalinist articulation of science, technology, and politics. A crucial moment of these latter shifts, the article further suggests, was the transformation of Soviet...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2009; 393367–376 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2009.39.3.367
Published: 01 August 2009
... well. The role of for-profit institutions in research, for example, has reconstituted the relationship among science, technology, society, and cul- ture in critical ways, redefining our notions of privacy, intellectual property, ethics, visualization, representation and participation, nature versus...
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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
... between opposing camps, with sometimes devastating conse- quences for the professional careers of the protagonists. *Department of Philosophy, Institute for Physical Science and Technology & Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. 1. Richard...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 462119–153 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.2.119
Published: 01 April 2016
... the Cold War life sciences, and further suggest that this framework might be useful in understanding still other areas of scientific research. I argue that the development of experimental tools and research programs dedicated to plant breeding via nuclear-derived technologies arose where researchers...
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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
... “economic miracle” (1950s to early 1970s), and I highlight the intellectual dimensions that were specific to Japanese science by comparison with other national cases of penicillin domestication. Beyond the transfer of submerged culture fermentation technology for antibiotic mass production, a distinctive...