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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492151–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.151
Published: 01 April 2019
..., had already embarked on their own independent effort to detect the radiation, but evidence suggests they may not have succeeded absent the instrumental contributions made by Bell Labs. © 2019 by the Regents of the University of California 2019 serendipity big bang cosmic microwave background...
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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
..., agricultural, bio- medical, etc. 21. Kendrick Oliver, The Lucky Start Toward Today s Cosmology ? Serendipity, the Big Bang Theory, and the Science of Radio Noise in Cold War America, HSNS 49, no. 2 (2019): 151 93. 22. Ann Johnson, How Ford Invented the SQUID, IEEE Spectrum 51, no. 11 (2014): 40 61. H I...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 455805–815 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.5.805
Published: 01 November 2015
..., however, he intends to challenge epic and ideological accounts that construe the modern human sciences as split profoundly between two great positivist and interpretivist camps. By working in a less elevated, more concretely histor- ical manner (23) that recognizes serendipity and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 445435–469 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.5.435
Published: 01 November 2014
..., selling climate impact studies to wider audiences, and preparing the international stage for the later formation of the IPCC and the UNFCCC. The creation of science-policy domains for climate change was a gradual socio-scientific process that required for its success serendipity, trust- building, and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2010; 403350–398 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2010.40.3.350
Published: 01 August 2010
... project brought to life at this time of institutional need and inhospitable funding. However, its birth resulted more from serendipity than from purposeful cultivation: the IPNS seed germinated thanks to plan- ning for the ill-fated A2R2. Before it became clear that the device would never be built, in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2009; 392171–218 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2009.39.2.171
Published: 01 May 2009
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2008; 382173–221 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2008.38.2.173
Published: 01 May 2008
...- nications/staffnotes/9802/here.html (accessed 28 Mar 2008). HSNS3802_01 7/25/08 6:03 AM Page 187 1 8 8 | L E S L I E each. They told Pei to avoid conventional patterns of organizing the labo- ratory by discipline or by size, and they urged him instead to encourage serendip- itous encounters by including...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2005; 361197–205 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2005.36.1.197
Published: 01 September 2005
... or historians. They deal with issues such as serendipity, scientifi c schools and styles, simultaneous discovery, the relation between science and technology, and the minutiae of laboratory prac- tice. Concern with these questions may have guided the editors in their choice of articles, but, as they...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2003; 341151–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2003.34.1.151
Published: 01 September 2003
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2002; 322369–407 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2002.32.2.369
Published: 01 March 2002
... built by inside groups, which could form and manage such projects more easily than geographically scattered visitors. By serendipity SLAC reaped another competitive advantage: in crucial experiments SLAC s linear accelerator produced 43. Daniel M. Kaplan, The discovery of the Upsilon Family, Physics...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1991; 212237–298 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757664
Published: 01 January 1991
... theory and the quan- tum discontinuity, 1894–1912 (Oxford, 1978). 3 S. Bergia, "Who discovered the Bose-Einstein statistics? " in M. Doncel et al., eds., Sym- metries in physics (1600–1980) (Bellaterra, 1987) M. Delbrück, "Was Bose-Einstein statistics arrived at by serendipity," Journal of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1982; 122253–283 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757497
Published: 01 January 1982
... private, well-to-do individuals the care for the creation of fundamental knowledge."33 As a matter of honor if not of commerce, Germany must care for its scientists if it was not to abandon them and the entire nation to foreign dependency or serendipity. Siemens' statement deserves close attention, for...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1981; 112203–229 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757479
Published: 01 January 1981
... ideas concerning light and fire?linked research on phos phorus with electricity. It was not serendipity, but theory that led from the investigation of phosphorus to that of electricity. Historians of sci ence run a risk in dividing up the early history of their subject along the disciplinary lines in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1978; 9161–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757378
Published: 01 January 1978
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