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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 351–383.
Published: 01 September 2019
... history studies in South Korea. By focusing on a leading population geneticist, Kim Wook and his genetic origin research on Koreans, I will show the role that Korean geneticists had in reconfiguring Korean national identity—from an ethnically homogeneous group to an ethnically diverse one—while their...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2002) 33 (1): 107–129.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Dong-Won Kim In South Korea, the physicist is popularly perceived as a theoretician who writes the laws of the universe in mathematical language rather than as an experimentalist who discovers or measures. In fact, since 1948 South Korea's governments have supported physics as an eminently...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (2): 252–259.
Published: 01 April 2016
... the new city of Songdo, South Korea, an entire territory whose sole mandate is to produce interactive data fields (3). Everything in this smart city is tracked, recorded, and analyzed to generate consumer satisfaction and work efficiency. This is big data ideology applied on an urban scale...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (2): 154–206.
Published: 01 April 2016
... plants features as human qualities or feelings had been common practice among Chinese poets since the symbolic use of magical and fragrant plants in Chu Ci (Songs of the South, ca. 200 BCE). 31. Ibid. 32. Akira Matsuura, Keiichi Uchida, and Kokui Shin, Xia er guanzhen [Chinese Serial] (Shanghai...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (1): 105–112.
Published: 01 February 2013
... of technological diffusion that frame science and technology as flowing from north to south and suggests that the unique conditions of less-developed nations can present advantages, not just limitations (9). More broadly, Medina asserts that political innovation can lead to tech- nological...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (5): 341–388.
Published: 01 November 2012
...- sistencies were emblematic of cold war science and the impossible balancing acts that it perpetuated among ideals, desires, and responsibilities.8 Merle Antony Tuve (June 27, 1901-May 20, 1982) was born in Canton, South Dakota, to a family with strong ethnic and religious roots. His grandparents were...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (3): 235–243.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Press, 2010). 7. Jeffrey Richelson, Spying on the Bomb: American Nuclear Intelligence from Nazi Germany to Iran and North Korea (New York: Norton, 2006). 8. Michael Gordin, Red Cloud at Dawn: Truman, Stalin, and the End of the Atomic Monopoly (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009). 238 | W E L L E...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2004) 35 (1): 95–113.
Published: 01 September 2004
... biological sciences at Stanford. This was the Cold War. Russia s blockade of East Berlin and successful development of an atomic bomb, Mao s take-over in China, and later North Korea s expansion into the south, confirmed for many policy makers that Communism posed a clear and present danger to the free world...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2004) 34 (2): 339–370.
Published: 01 March 2004
...). Nevertheless, apprehension over communism on Caltech s campus persisted among the trustees.32 Their anxiety was, of course, magnified by the very real crises of 1949/50 the fall of mainland China to the communists, the first Soviet atomic bomb, and, especially, the invasion of South Korea. In late 1950, when...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2002) 33 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of theorists in South Korea (Kim) and in the United States (Kaiser), the forces at work had consequences for the direction as well as the amount of theoretical research. The final paper continues this last theme by treating David Bohm s postwar research in solid-state physics as an example of the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2000) 30 (2): 309–313.
Published: 01 January 2000
... to recast fundamentally its military and foreign policy. The North Korean invasion of South Korea in mid-1950 marked a turning point. Military budgets soared in response to the needs of troops in the field, but most of the money was not in tended for prosecuting the war then in progress. It went...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2000) 30 (2): 393–415.
Published: 01 January 2000
... to a Shoran survey of the Atlantic Missile Range from Florida to South America.14 Similar work was done by Canadian geodesists eager to gain control over the vast northern reaches of their country.15 In these early projects, Aslakson encountered discrepancies between Shoran measurements and those...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1999) 30 (1): 89–114.
Published: 01 January 1999
... thereafter was com plicated by the Sino-Japanese War, which forced the university to withdraw to China's far south and southwest, to Yishan, Guangxi, and then Guizhou. Xu had first encountered the physicist who became his mentor at Zhejiang University, Wang Ganchang, while still a middle school student...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1989) 19 (2): 267–347.
Published: 01 January 1989
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1987) 18 (1): 89–109.
Published: 01 January 1987
... conflict. The transfor mation of cold war hostility into military confrontation had a pro found effect on the ideology and the expectations surrounding military patronage at universities. Although South Korea had been invaded by the time Van Allen arrived at the University of Iowa, only during the fall and...