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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 49170–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.1.70
Published: 01 February 2019
..., Ph.D., Space History Curator, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; shindellm@si.edu. The following abbreviations are used: AEA, American Economic Association; CEA, Council of Economic Advisers; NAS, the Academy for National Academy of Sciences; NDRC, National...
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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
...Jérôme Lamy The TOPEX/POSEIDON satellite mission to observe the oceans triggered the formation of the new specialty of space oceanography from the 1970s to 1990s. Previously, in the 1960s in the United States, traditional oceanographers had shown little interest in the possibilities of space and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 443234–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.3.234
Published: 01 June 2014
...Michael J. Neufeld The complex and contested origins of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, launched by NASA in 2006, provides a window on how space science policy has been formulated in the United States before and after the turn of the twenty-first century, and how the shifting network of...
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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
...Adam M. Sowards Exploration has always centered on claims: for country, for commerce, for character. Claims for useful scientific knowledge also grew out of exploration’s varied activities across space and time. The history of the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913–18 exposes the complicated...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2011; 412123–178 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2011.41.2.123
Published: 01 May 2011
...Arturo Russo Mars Express is the first planetary mission accomplished by the European Space Agency (ESA). Launched in early June 2003, the spacecraft entered Mars's orbit on Christmas day of that year, demonstrating the new European commitment to planetary exploration. Following a failed attempt in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2009; 39163–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2009.39.1.63
Published: 01 February 2009
... California Press s Rights and Permissions website, httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo. asp. DOI: 10.1525/hsns.2009.39.1.63. *Istituto di Fisica Generale Applicata, Università degli Studi di Milano, via Brera 28, 20121, Milan, Italy; cristina.olivotto@gmail.com. Currently at the European Space Agency, HE...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492194–225 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.194
Published: 01 April 2019
... nation-state, with approaches from Critical Algorithm Studies, to question the algorithm’s role in the global “computer revolution.” It traces the algorithm’s trajectory across several geographical, political, and discursive spaces to argue that its mutable cultural valences made the algorithm a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 435551–588 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.5.551
Published: 01 November 2013
...Layne Karafantis Sealab II, an underwater habitat experiment conducted by the Navy in 1965, and Skylab, NASA’s proto-space station launched into Earth orbit in 1973, are examples of extreme environments in which psychological research was carried out on the inhabitants of these spaces. These...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 442187–195 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.2.187
Published: 01 April 2014
... Single Sky: How an International Community Forged the Science of Radio Astronomy . : MIT Press , 2013 . x + 247 pp., illus., biblio., index. ISBN 978-0-262-01833-3 . $34.00 , £23.95 (hardcover). Kendrick Oliver . To Touch the Face of God: The Sacred, the Profane, and the American Space...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 503302–310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.3.302
Published: 28 May 2020
... for new ways to reconcile the osten- sibly universal nature of science with the often peculiarly regional and local nature of scientific practice. In considering India as a space for science, there is also a growing sense that the global turn risks flattening crucial specificities, and perhaps...
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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
... goals of the Monthly was to provide a space for American mathematicians to introduce their fellow Americans to modern fields and topics.44 University of Texas mathematician George Bruce Halsted, in particular, embraced the Monthly as an opportunity to introduce non-Euclidean Geometry and its...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 503248–301 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.3.248
Published: 28 May 2020
... Transnational History of Technology: Meanings, Promises, Pitfalls, Technology and Culture 49, no. 4 (2008): 974 94, on 979 80. 250 | T A VARES , B AGDONAS AND V I DE I R A implications ofmobility.8 As such, it is only by considering this broader (andmore flexible) space of analysis that we can see how it was...
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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
... measured graphical space on the horizontal axis of a chart. In combining the tabular statistical approach of Heidelberg cameralism and the historical timeline, Bronn contributed to the emergence of a powerful new visual language for producing and communicating aggregative statistical generalizations...
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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
... during the Cold War era. These included David DeVorkin s paper on early space research under military sponsorship, Hoddeson s on the Fermilab, Stuart W. Leslie s on military research at Stanford, Needell s on space research in universities, Seidel s on military laser R&D, and, mostly notably, Forman s on...
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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
... 6 lc[aeratpc] lprqus bfi | zqpo Give to the typesetter on Monday: [to be set] in 6 quads, Long Primer, without | extra spaces. (Fig. 9). Kedrov used this line as the primary justification for his dating of the broadsheets, thus bolstering his version of the day of the great dis- covery. He...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-250–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.50
Published: 02 April 2020
... skillfully integrated old-school HPS with well-developed social and political histories of the Cold War, and with renewed histories of ideas and culture. Authors began to emphasize recent science, such as High Energy Physics and space science, engaged in a more sustained way with the three massive wars of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-21–4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.1
Published: 02 April 2020
... California Press s Reprints and Permissions web page, httpswww.ucpress.edu/journals/ reprints-permissions. DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.1. of considerable length would be necessary, adding that modern topics in particular frequently demand more space. 3 Even the acerbic reviewer of Chymia s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-281–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.81
Published: 02 April 2020
... ARSON post World War II HEP at the journal s center of gravity as it was relaunched as Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (HSNS).4 Authors extended a big science framing to astronomy, gravitational, and space research, for instance, Harry Collins on LIGO or David Munns on radio astronomy.5 The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-25–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.5
Published: 02 April 2020
... the supervision of Norton Wise. Now, across the space of twenty years, I recall it was the Foreword to Volume 3 (1971) the same volume in which Forman s Weimar Culture paper appeared that proved most person- ally formative. No doubt this was partly its topical focus: the history of Max Planck s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-267–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.67
Published: 02 April 2020
... of topics and areas, including the International Geophysical Year, the uses of diagrams in environmental sciences, arctic exploration, space oceanography, and the history of climate studies and institutions outside the United States. Where willHSNS venture in the future? I have no idea. A journal...