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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. 2018; 484403–440 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.403
Published: 01 September 2018
... platform of instruments able to meet an ensemble of varied needs. Battery failures just before the launch of the joint mission meant that the mission had to focus on the essentials (notably El Niño effects). Subsequently, the discovery of a significant rise in sea levels due to global warming resulted in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 463270–312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.3.270
Published: 01 June 2016
... governmental support, for one site of British physical oceanography, the Liverpool Observatory and Tidal Institute and, in particular, its work on storm surges between 1919 and 1959. Storm surges, caused by wind and changes in barometric pressure, can produce dramatic changes in sea levels. The local shipping...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2008; 381109–152 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2008.38.1.109
Published: 01 February 2008
... the early 1980s, a consensus emerged among climate scientists that increased atmospheric carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels would lead to mean global warming of 2––3°°C, probably by the mid-twenty-first century, and would have serious deleterious effects, including sea level rise of at least...
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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
... at Berkeley s Radiation Laboratory, or oceanographers maneuvered between anti-submarine research and investigations of sea-floor spreading all while aboard naval vessels the intellectual and infrastructural entanglements 21. Forman, Behind quantum electronics (ref. 16), 228 29. 22. Forman, Behind...
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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
... Aryan civilization that geographers believed occupied the now-desiccated lands between the Caspian and Aral Seas. He posited that central Asia had become drier over the last two thousand years, negatively impacting human develop- ment.20 In subsequent work, Huntington applied these insights to other...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493273–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.273
Published: 01 June 2019
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493241–272 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.241
Published: 01 June 2019
... keys to the financial success of Algeria s citrus industry: Low labor costs keep the cost of operating citrus groves at mod- erate levels. 56 Burke provided a detailed description of labor practices in Algeria s com- mercial citrus groves and processing facilities. In addition to ethno-religious...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492117–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.117
Published: 01 April 2019
... ever taken at sea level (Leningrad, 1929) to a cosmic ray of the highest energy, taken at an altitude of 3,027 m (Echo Lake, 1949). The two atlases crystallize the notion of objectivity ascribed to the cloud chamber method: pictures taken by famous experimenters, most adept with the instrument, whose...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 484536–547 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.4.536
Published: 01 September 2018
... (scientific breeding). The result, for Russell, was islands of similarity in a sea of national variation (12). The dogs experi- enced similar changes. According to Russell, when Parliament abolished the land and income requirements for greyhound ownership in 1831, it was part of an historical- evolutionary...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483300–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.300
Published: 01 June 2018
... synthesized as specific objectives some soon to see their defenses crum- ble37 Speaking in Bombay, Woodward invoked a more pacific imperialism: The structure known, but not yet accessible to synthesis, is to the chemist what the unclimbed mountain, the uncharted sea, the untilled field, the unreached...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 482223–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.223
Published: 01 April 2018
... modelers began to conduct model experiments. In 1972, Corby, Gilchrist, and new recruit Roger L. Newson tested the effect of sea-surface temperature anomalies on the atmosphere with the 5-level GCM. By 1974, modeler Julia Slingo (Walker) noted, the Office s modelers were using climate models almost like...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 4811–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.1
Published: 01 February 2018
... contrast, 1. Arthur W. Galston, Molecular Biology and Agricultural Botany in The Social Impact of Modern Biology, ed. Watson Fuller (London: Routledge and K. Paul, 1971), 14. The meeting provides a useful case-study of sea-change arguments The conference was large and represented a plethora of views...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 481110–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.110
Published: 01 February 2018
... Conservation: The Preservation of the Mkomazi Game Reserve, Tanzania (Bloomington: The University of Indiana Press, 2002). BOOK REV I EWS | 119 Lorimer offers rewilding as another promising conservation method. In the late 1960s, the Dutch government reclaimed a polder from the sea in an area now called...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 474494–528 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.4.494
Published: 01 September 2017
... and teaching the fundamental facts of chemistry trumpeted the promotional pamphlet that publisher W. J. Gage sent to the Department of Education. This change consisted primarily of omitting the unsatisfactory hypothetical element22 The textbook itself opened by invoking a sea-change in thinking...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 473349–388 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.3.349
Published: 01 June 2017
... posed in inducing mutations in the human germ plasm.19 Two years later, the Amer- ican marine biologist and science writer Rachel Carson began work on a new book, Silent Spring, which, unlike her earlier popular works on the sea and marine life, addressed the more sinister topic of the harm wrought by...
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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
... space, elements of the environment the ice and weather, sea and rocks, bugs and bears made their own claims on the scien- tists, shaping science s processes and products. Beyond these immediate mate- rial spaces, the CAE operated within various rhetorical spheres. Even before the expedition s launch...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 472127–163 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.2.127
Published: 01 April 2017
... deduced that these organs enabled jellyfish to orient themselves in the sea. He then worked out their physiology in more detail during FIG. 1. Gottfried S. Fraenkel, circa 1964, a decade and a half after relocating to the United States, as a professor of entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 472200–254 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.2.200
Published: 01 April 2017
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 465592–632 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.5.592
Published: 01 November 2016
... interactions, processes, and identities.7 I ask: Why did Lavrentiev work closely with state structures? How did he mobilize national resources locally? And who were his interlocutors at the global level? I trace the trajectory of the city s founder to depict the creation of Akademgorodok as a phenomenon with...