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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1990) 21 (1): 29–58.
Published: 01 January 1990
...). 109 Eckert (ref. 5). 110 Cioc (ref. 69), 75–80. 112 Heisenberg to Gerlach, 5 May 1955 (HN). 113 W.Heisenberg, Der Teil und das Ganze (ref. 6), 258. 114 "Minutes," 14 Jul 1964 (HN). MICHAEL ECKERT* Primacy doomed to failure: Heisenberg^ role as scientific adviser for nuclear...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 384–419.
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 (2019) 49 (5): 471–503.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Tal Arbel This article examines Hebrew translations of World War II–era psychology handbooks as means of transmission for scientific knowledge and as a mechanism for the cross-cultural spread of behavioral modernity. While drawing a broad, vivid picture of transnational military mobilities postwar...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 384–410.
Published: 23 September 2020
... College of Dundee, and scientific advisor to the Fisheries Board of Scotland). These delegates were all closely involved in undertaking practical scientific studies directly connected with expanding British industry and trade: Archer through his work at the Board of Trade; Murray through work in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 411–432.
Published: 23 September 2020
... Washington Conference of May 12 25, 1943. Interchange of scientific information now featured as a prickly item in the diplomatic agenda and kept many officials in both diplomatic corps busy. Churchill complained to Roosevelt s special advisor Harry Lloyd Hopkins that US Army officials would not let...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 323–339.
Published: 23 September 2020
... science diplomacy practitioners today. This essay is part of a special issue entitled Science Diplomacy , edited by Giulia Rispoli and Simone Turchetti. © 2020 by the Regents of the University of California 2020 science diplomacy historiography scientific diplomacy soft power international...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 364–383.
Published: 23 September 2020
...Geert Somsen Unlike what is often presumed, scientific internationalism persisted through the First World War and its aftermath. Although many scientists aligned themselves with their belligerent nations after 1914, and although Germany and Austria were excluded from international meetings after...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 433–455.
Published: 23 September 2020
... Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA, httpslegacy.lib.utexas.edu/taro/ricewrc/00224/00224-P.html; UN, United Nations; UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization; WWF, World Wildlife Fund. | 433 Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 50...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2008) 38 (4): 569–609.
Published: 01 November 2008
... and high energy physicists had been happy when funding was procured for new machines, materials scientists were irritated to learn that Shirley had brokered a deal with Presidential Science Advisor George Keyworth to fund the ALS. Materials scientists valued accelerators less because materials science...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 248–301.
Published: 28 May 2020
...Heráclio D. Tavares; Alexandre Bagdonas; Antonio A. P. Videira This analysis of the scientific and academic career of the Russian-Italian physicist Gleb Wataghin, founder of the physics course at the University of São Paulo, in the richest state of Brazil, in 1934, brings to light elements present...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 217–247.
Published: 28 May 2020
... Physics in the United States 1920 1950, Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences 17 (1 Jan 1986): 55 98; John W. Servos, Mathematics and the Physical Sciences in America, 1880 1930, Isis 77, no. 4 (1986): 611 29; Daniel J. Kevles, The Physicists: The History of a Scientific Community...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 199–208.
Published: 02 April 2020
... them. The first book reviewed here, van Calmhout s biography of Sam Goudsmit, discusses the Alsos mission, of which Goudsmit was the scientific advisor. (Hall discusses this operation in his book, as an early precedent for later exploitation). Alsos was organized by the United States during World War...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 25–30.
Published: 02 April 2020
... during the Cold War. It was in the early 1980s when I first encountered theHistorical Studies in the Physical Sciences (HSPS), as a graduate student in the intellectual history of physics at the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. My main advisor was Xu Liangying, an Einstein...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 90–128.
Published: 02 April 2020
...Melissa Charenko In the early twentieth century, there was no consensus about the nature of climate. Focusing on ecological understandings of climate, this article contends that the diverse scientific practices used by ecologists to reconstruct past climates resulted in different notions of climate...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 420–446.
Published: 01 September 2019
... canal debate as one steeped in Progressive Era political ideology as well as other sociopolitical norms. In conclusion, we are left with two versions of the scientific ideal—the objective, apolitical expert and the heroic scientist. © 2019 by the Regents of the University of California 2019 Mars...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 351–383.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Jaehwan Hyun This article examines the interaction between human population genetics and the reconstruction of national identities and histories. Since the first use of mitochondrial DNA analysis of human origins in 1987, scientific research on population history using genetic technologies, or...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 338–349.
Published: 01 June 2019
... image as a behaviorist who regarded thoughts and beliefs as unworthy of scientific attention; and his rep- utation as a turncoat who received special treatment from the communist party for his support of the Bolshevik Revolution. Drawing from a wealth of materi- als documents ranging from the records of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 273–299.
Published: 01 June 2019
... constraints and alpine enthusiasms of Meiji Japan (1868–1912). To do so, we turn to Yamasaki Naomasa and Kojima Usui—close friends and pioneers in their respective fields of geography and mountaineering—to show how alpinism helped to launch glaciology as a scientific discipline in Japan. By chronicling the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 241–272.
Published: 01 June 2019
... through attention to labor practices in the groves. A complex legal, technological, and administrative infrastructure facilitated the circulation of citrus fruit across the Mediterranean and into metropolitan France. This nexus of scientific research, economic profit, and racial hierarchy met criticism...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (1): 70–103.
Published: 01 February 2019
... the case. The idea that experts should advise government was not new; state-sanctioned honorific scientific bodies such as the French Acade´mie des Sciences, the British Royal Society, and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences were founded not only to enhance the prestige of their home countries, but...