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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 44299–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.2.99
Published: 01 April 2014
... transformations applied to GR. Together the diagrams and formalism reconfigured the basic concepts of the field—notions of space, time, cosmology, and energy. Nor were the meanings of the diagrams themselves stable over time. Their physical and conceptual evolution is traced. This history also demonstrates the...
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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
... the bureaucratic science of cameralism, in which Bronn was steeped as a student and professor at the University of Heidelberg. The second was an earlier tradition of historical visualization popularized by Joseph Priestley and others, which represented time or the timelineas measured graphical space...
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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
... contacts that later enabled his students to spend time at institutions and laboratories run by renowned physicists. The scientific values and practices Wataghin transported to Brazil are discussed, as is the way he combined them with the values held dear by the São Paulo elite, responsible for planning and...
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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...
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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
... economic crisis during the Great Depression of the 1930s heightened the demands for prescriptive government, which sought expertise to direct gov- ernment planning. The Dust Bowl, which intensified the crushing economic impacts of the financial crisis and the instability of crop yields, made space for...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495504–555 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.504
Published: 01 November 2019
.... In the second half of the nineteenth century, biologists came to the consensus that the cell was an individuated unit of living matter or protoplasm in the same way that an ice cube requires only space to indi- viduate it from other ice cubes.7 The protoplasm concept originated from debates over...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 49141–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.1.41
Published: 01 February 2019
... Lorraine Daston s and Peter Gallison s view that objectivity has a history.21 As such our standards of what constitutes objective knowledge develops and changes over time as tools, like statistics and applied mathematics in this case, become more refined. But this development is not linear and reflects...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485581–593 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.581
Published: 01 November 2018
... against absolute graphic space. As Priestly put it, Thus the abstract idea of TIME . . . admits of a natural and easy representation in our minds by the idea of a measurable space, and particularly that of a line; which like time, may be extended in length, without giving any idea of breadth or thickness...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 485568–580 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.5.568
Published: 01 November 2018
... narrative progression in visual space, see Sepkoski, Data in Time, in this Issue. 14. David Sepkoski and Marco Tamborini, An Image of Science : Cameralism, Natural History, and the Visual Language of Statistics in the Nineteenth Century, Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 48 (2018): 56 109, on...
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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
... of the space (1 swath every 100 or 200 km) in order to identify and to monitor the swirls over a relatively short time (about a year23 The choice was more difficult with synoptic coverage, since modeling the oceans circulation tends to increase with each oceanic basin However, it was decided to...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483390–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.390
Published: 01 June 2018
...) events42 As a result, for Hennig, the organism as a whole constitutes a multidimensional multiplicity of causal relations, located in the four-dimensional continuum of space and time that Hennig claimed to be familiar to the physicist and mathematician, but not necessarily to biologists43 Individually...
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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
... Pfizer, Corey built a wide-ranging research program. As of 2003, he was the most cited author in the history of the Journal of the American Chemical Society.8 In 1960, however, when Corey arrived at Harvard and was tasked with teaching organic synthesis for the first time, the acknowledged master of the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483259–299 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.259
Published: 01 June 2018
... theory of topological vector spaces, a profound realignment of established methods, a radical departure from familiar concepts, and many things in between. They found common ground through metaphors and wordplay, textbooks and abstracts, rhetoric and representation. The next section places this central...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483338–379 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.338
Published: 01 June 2018
... httpwww.gravityresearchfoundation.org (accessed 11 Sep 2017), and include Hawking, The gravitational collapse of the universe (2nd prize, 1965), Singularities in space-time (3rd prize, 1966), On gravitational collapse and cos- mology (2nd prize, 1968), The creation and annihilation of matter by a gravitational field...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 482180–222 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.180
Published: 01 April 2018
... (Paris: Le Seuil, 2014); Jeanne Haffner, The View from Above: The Science of Social Space (Cambridge, MA: TheMIT Press, 2013). On Troll, see Chunglin Kwa, Painting and Photographing Landscapes: Pictorial Conventions and Gestalts Configurations 16 (2008): 57 75; and Sonja Du¨mpelmann, Flights of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 482123–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.2.123
Published: 01 April 2018
... perturbation theory, also largely neglected the issue of stability. It was only in 1781, when the cultural and scientific conditions were ripe, that Lagrange, not Laplace, finally set and solved, according to the standard of the time, the stability problem. © 2018 by the Regents of the University of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 48124–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.24
Published: 01 February 2018
... Galison, Solvay Redivivus in Proceedings of the 23rd Solvay Conference on Physics: The Quantum Structure of Space and Time, ed. David Gross et al. (Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2007), 1 18. Also, Bacciagaluppi and Valentini, Quantum Theory (ref. 17), 3 and 9. For an interesting analysis of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2017; 474529–567 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2017.47.4.529
Published: 01 September 2017
... time. After learning of his death, Moseley s mother moved quickly to realize her only son s last will and testament. She believed he still had something to contribute to the scientific community, and in accordance with his wishes, released all his data and notes to Sir Ernest Rutherford, whom Moseley...
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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
... with the coming increasing use of atomic energy, even for peace-time purposes, the problem will become very important of insuring that the human germ plasm the all-important material of which we are the temporary custodians is effectively protected from this additional and potent source of radiation9...
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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
..., who turned out in large numbers for the meeting, had a very different reason to be interested in Pannekoek. They knew him as former party theoretician of the Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD), the largest socialist party of its time, and as one of the current theoretical leaders of the...