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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1987) 18 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 January 1987
... guided missiles research program," Laboratory Ord- er 47–45, 17 Dec 1945 (Krause files, SAOHP) 15 Nichols (ref. 13). 16 Van Allen, interview no. 3 (155rd/SAOHP) A. Needell, "Preparing for the space age: University-based research, 1946–1957," in this volume. 17 Dennis (ref. 14) D.H...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (2): 123–178.
Published: 01 May 2011
... suggests some general considerations on the peculiar position of space research in the general field of the history of science and technology. © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California Mars Express European Space Agency Mars exploration planetary science space research | 123...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1987) 18 (1): 89–109.
Published: 01 January 1987
... (1912), 1084–1090 Charles A. Ziegler, "Ballooning and the birth of cosmic ray physics," in National Air and Space Museum, Research report (Washington, D.C., 1986), 69-90. 13 Brown and Hoddeson (ref. 11), 111–260. 14 S.E. Forbush, "Three unusual cosmic-ray increases possibly due to charged...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2004) 34 (2): 371–398.
Published: 01 March 2004
... band. In addition to collecting a large amount of useful data, SIRIO catalyzed the process for developing an improved organizational structure for Italian space research. Societàà Italiana per la Storia della Fisica e dell'Astronomia (SISFA) and Gruppo di storia della fisica at the Department of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (5): 551–588.
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 (2020) 50 (4): 456–481.
Published: 23 September 2020
... and Space Administration; SCOPE, Sci- entific Committee on the Problems of the Environment; UN, United Nations; UNEP, United Nations Environment Programme; UNESCO, The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization; WCRP, World Climate Research Programme; WMO, World Meteo- rological...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 384–410.
Published: 23 September 2020
... industrialization of coastal seas.7 In Britain, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden, coastal seas became a crucial space for scientific research connected to a growing fishing industry that sup- ported rapidly expanding urban populations through three new interconnected technologies.8 First...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 433–455.
Published: 23 September 2020
... period between conservation diplomacy and environmental diplomacy. In it, conservation was understood as the top-down management of foreign territories for research purposes. While this can be partly understood as the globalization of the Swiss model for conservation, it arrived in Spain through the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 323–339.
Published: 23 September 2020
... prosperity and social progress, nationally and globally. Scholars follow suit, curious to know more about this phenomenon and its present and future potential. Science diplomacy s past manifestations have attracted some interest too, featuring as a key research item in the agenda of the Historical Commission...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 340–363.
Published: 23 September 2020
... Oceanography (Brussels 1853 Deutsche Hydrographische Zeitschrift B22 (1990): 330 36; Roger Charfier, Fratres in Maribus 150 Years Ago, the First International Ocean Science Conference, Journal of Costal Research 20 (2004): 347 50; and Azadeh Achbari, Building Networks for Science: Conflict and Cooperation...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (2): 99–139.
Published: 01 April 2014
... briefly examined. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 General relativity Penrose diagrams space-time diagrams diagrams research pedagogy AARON SIDNEY WRIGHT* The Advantages of Bringing Infinity to a Finite Place: Penrose Diagrams as Objects of Intuition ABSTRACT The...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 302–310.
Published: 28 May 2020
... research. A slim volume, Instrumental Lives nevertheless smartly makes space for mul- tiple photographs of the innovative instruments in question, and includes appendices of interview notes that give nuance to the main story (including delightful moments of the author trying to explain STS to the subjects...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 217–247.
Published: 28 May 2020
... nineteenth century when a professional mathematics community was taking shape in the United States, and its leaders were becoming increasingly focused on “modern,” abstract forms of research. By marshalling a variety of cultural tropes tied to self-making, physical labor, rural identity, and manhood...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 248–301.
Published: 28 May 2020
... at the Polytechnic School (Escola Polite´cnica) and was aware, in general terms, of the main researches being done in his and other fields. 22. Simon Schwartzman, A Space for Science: The Development of the Scientific Community in Brazil (University Park: Penn State University Press, 1991), ch. 5. 23...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 25–30.
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) 50 (1-2): 81–89.
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) 50 (1-2): 50–57.
Published: 02 April 2020
... subdisciplines such as History and Philosophy of Science (HPS). The separate development took place institutionally, method- ologically, and with regard to research focus, as well as through personnel and social networks. Historians across these fields were trained in different kinds of institutions and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 5–10.
Published: 02 April 2020
... special issue entitled Looking Backward, Looking Forward: HSNS at 50, edited by Erika Lorraine Milam. When Russell McCormmach founded Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences (HSPS) in 1969, he did so with a clear agenda. As a researcher, he would emphasise the values of programs in the work of his...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 129–182.
Published: 02 April 2020
... innovative historical research methods, the author has been able to refute the publication date traditionally associated with the first version of the periodic table, as well as to establish an accurate chronology of its subsequent publications. This task was made possible through the discovery of previously...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 67–73.
Published: 02 April 2020
... was not framed as a path-breaking historical study on climate change, but as an investigation into how social factors such as funding and global politics shaped research. It proposed an evolutionary model of scientific **AHP-PReST, Universite´ de Strasbourg, CNRS (French National Center for...