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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
... and popularization of racial ideology by situating breeding farms as sites of knowledge production and racecourses as places that exhibited performances of racial science for large audiences. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 genetics racial science eugenics...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 442140–177 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.2.140
Published: 01 April 2014
... and popular science lecturer, who used the rhetoric and tactics of contemporary popularizers to discredit orthodox medicine’s claim to scientific authority, and to advance his own on behalf of his followers of the “Science of Automatic Precision.” Practitioners, who mostly treated themselves and their...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 48156–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.56
Published: 01 February 2018
... approach to fossil data—was the bureaucratic science of cameralism, in which Bronn was steeped as a student and professor at the University of Heidelberg. The second was an earlier tradition of historical visualization popularized by Joseph Priestley and others, which represented time—or the “timeline”—as...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2012; 425590–600 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2012.42.5.590
Published: 01 November 2012
... Popularization of Science in Early Twentieth-Century Britain . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2009 . ix + 339 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. ISBN 978-0-226-06863-3. $45.00 (cloth) . Nikolai Krementsov . A Martian Stranded on Earth: Alexander Bogdanov, Blood Transfusions, and Proletarian...
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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
... through the University of California Press's Rights and Permissions website, http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2012 natural history Odón Buen Ernst Haeckel science popularization expository science science and religion Spain republican science Darwinism | 1 5 9 *Centre d...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 494384–419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.4.384
Published: 01 September 2019
...Gabriel Henderson During the late 1970s and early 1980s, despite growing political, scientific, and popular concern about the prospect of melting glaciers, sea-level rise, and more generally, climate-induced societal instability, American high-level science advisers and administrators, scientific...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2007; 372409–434 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2007.37.2.409
Published: 01 March 2007
... scientific community.7 Polanyi joined philosophers, like Karl Popper and sociologists like Merton, in popularizing the view that the explanation for the historical success of science lies not in empiricism, positivism, and logical method of explanation, but in the internal organization of science and its...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2012; 425432–475 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2012.42.5.432
Published: 01 November 2012
... nature allows comparison of their synthetic and historical commitments with the work of other synthetic efforts, in particular those of the Unity of Science movement. This history allows us to refine the concept of genres of synthesis further tying it to conceptions of the unknown, of popularization...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 472164–199 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.2.164
Published: 01 April 2017
... own predilections and from external forces. Incorporating Arctic spaces into the Canadian polity had become a high priority during the era when the CAE traversed the Arctic. Science through exploration—practices on the ground and especially through scientific and popular discourse—facilitated this...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2011; 414405–446 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2011.41.4.405
Published: 01 October 2011
... ethology as compared to Amer- ican comparative psychology, see Donald A. Dewsbury, Rhetorical Strategies in the Presentation of Ethology and Comparative Psychology in Magazines after World War II Science in Context, Science in Context . Here I limit my examination of Lorenz s popularization of...
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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
... brought back in to policy research so that our understanding of challenging development issues can be improved. 3 Sociologists of religion have shown how popular (mis)understandings of sci- ence can prejudice the idea that some religious communities pose a threat to the West. 4 Science educators...
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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
... Mathematical Monthly. | 217 Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 50, Number 3, pps. 217 247. ISSN 1939-1811, electronic ISSN 1939-182X. © 2020 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. 2020; 501-225–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.25
Published: 02 April 2020
... that wave and matrix mechanics derived intellectually from two divergent research programs championed by Einstein and Bohr (both used the term long before the philosopher of science Imre Lakatos popularized it), respectively, and that the discovery of the equiv- alence of the two rival theories in...
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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
...); Harry Collins, Gravity s Shadow: The Search for Gravitational Waves (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010); and Cyrus C. M. Mody, The Long Arm of Moore s Law: Microelectronics and American Science (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2017). For a popular biography, see Joel N. Shurkin, True Genius: The Life...
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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
... amplified by human actions. Both ecologists provided advice to governments and farmers based on their notions of whether or not climate displayed regular periodicity. Their varied assessments of climate reveal broader ideas about interwar science and culture, especially contestations over the capacity of...
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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
... iconic uncertainty principle of 1927 in a popular science magazine, before a more formal account had appeared within the Zeitschrift fu¨r Physik.11 In this way, Forman s controversial study invoked a sociological explanation only to carefully circumscribe its domain of application. The sociological...
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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
... popular press. The job paid better than the position at Berkeley, gave him the freedom to do his own research, and as Lassman explains, allowed Condon to explore the syn- ergies linking science and engineering. Condon did not stay long at Bell Labs, however. An independent spirit and mixed feelings about...
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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
... Petersburg, hereafter referred to as the MMA. The timeline of the day itself, March 1N.S. (February 17O.S 1869, has been reconstructed in great detail. There are two main origin stories associated with the discovery in scientific and popular-science literature. Each is a fantasy, but both are fascinating. 1...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495573–584 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.573
Published: 01 November 2019
... president of Cornell University, science and theology have always been entangled in a battle field, a war that religion would ultimately lose if did not change.2 These much-reprinted books, in short, popularized a story of conflict that continues to hold sway over the minds of atheists and secularists...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495566–572 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.566
Published: 01 November 2019
... chronological age in products as diverse as dietetics, fashion, and leisure, a trend that has stubbornly resisted the critiques emerging from the biological, behavioural and social sciences (81). In the first half of the twentieth century, popular texts, such as Walter Pitkin s Life Begins at Forty (1932...