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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2002) 32 (2): 207–262.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Olivier Darrigol ©© Regents of the University of California OLIVIER DARRIGOL* Turbulence in 19th-century hydrodynamics HSPS, Volume 32, Part 2, pages 207-262. ISSN 0890-9997. ©2002 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Send requests for permission to reprint to...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 475–525.
Published: 01 September 2018
... biography turbulence boundary layer science under the Nazis REINHARD SIEGMUND-SCHULTZE* Applied Mathematics versus Fluid Dynamics: The Catalytic Role of Richard von Mises (1883 1953) ABSTRACT This paper investigates scientific, institutional, and political conflict and collaboration between two...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 248–301.
Published: 28 May 2020
... the knowledge they already possessed and thus boosted the chances that some originality would emerge. Something that helps to explain and perhaps justify the idea that Wataghin had a transnational scientific identity is the fact that the situations surrounding his official identities were turbulent...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 11–16.
Published: 02 April 2020
... 1790s to the 1820s by any metric one of the most turbulent eras not only in French history, but of history tout court and a specific continuity that characterized the French physical sciences. The article can be read as a 48-page gloss on its epigraph, an 1823 quotation from Pierre-Simon Laplace s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 41–49.
Published: 02 April 2020
... curious is that the journal was founded during a period of quite turbulent and widespread rejection of exactly the conception of science elaborated in its first eleven volumes. The journal s first issue in 1969 coincided with agitation across many Western European and North American societies the home and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 594–603.
Published: 01 November 2018
... war broke out between Prussia and France, Lunier s push for international standardization quickly unraveled. He bounced right back, seiz- ing the opportunity to measure the effects of war and political turbulence on mental illness. This attribution went back to the start of the French Revolu- tion, to...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 557–567.
Published: 01 November 2018
... smog, data stream, data warehouse, data suit, data glove4 In contrast to the OED s covering definition of data as facts, these phrases could hardly be better selected to buttress the argument that data are things. Collectively, the phrase list evokes the turbulent materiality of the contempo- rary...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 246–257.
Published: 01 April 2018
... see what kind of creature a philosopher was (74 75). Such scrutiny, I believe, was anything but passive. Three years earlier, in his closing address to the Cambridge meet- ing, Sedgwick warned the assembly about the dangers of the waywardness of man s will and the turbulence of man s passions...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 24–55.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., Practical Mystic: Religion, Science, and A.S. Eddington (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2007), 88 89. 12. Much has been written about the turbulence of the 1920s within the physics community and the effects of international tensions during this period. For example, see Paul Forman, Scientific...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (3): 293–319.
Published: 01 June 2017
... proposed telescope19 In site survey reports, Maunakea was typically described as a prime observing site because of its dark skies and low atmospheric turbulence.20 Though Maunakea is part of the State of Hawai i s ceded lands, or Crown lands held in trust for the Hawaiian people, no Native Hawaiians were...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (5): 633–668.
Published: 01 November 2016
... methods of prospect- ing, while Andrei N. Kolmogorov led a group on turbulence.33 Aleksei A. Lyapunov briefly worked at the Gas Prospecting Institute, and then the Insti- tute of Experimental Medicine. Aleksandr A. Andronov led a group at his Radiophysics Faculty of Gorky University investigating radio...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 429–459.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of ocean science be concerned with global move- ments rather than with local maritime spaces? This argument is particularly powerful when discussing the Strait of Gibral- tar, a turbulent meeting point for Mediterranean and Atlantic waters where they clash, merge, and pass. However, we want to argue...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (5): 641–702.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., Zur Theorie der spezifischen Wa¨rmen AdP 344, no. 14 (1912): 789 839. 19. Michael Eckert, Arnold Sommerfeld: Science, Life and Turbulent Times, 1868 1951, trans. Tom Artin (New York: Springer, 2013), 179. 20. Arnold Sommerfeld, Das Plancksche Wirkungsquantum und seine allgemeine Bedeutung fu¨r die...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (4): 577–609.
Published: 01 September 2015
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 206–216.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... Collectively their careers shed light on the turbulent history of physical science during the twentieth century. Sam Schweber has written a partial biography of Hans Bethe, covering his childhood to the eve of the SecondWorldWar. According to the author, this is as much an attempt to understand the self...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (4): 364–412.
Published: 01 September 2014
... associated with the rise of National Socialism, Franck s migration from the position of Nobel prize winning experimental physicist at the prestigious University of Go¨ttingen to leadership of a photosyn- thesis research group at the University of Chicago was the outcome of the turbulent events surrounding...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (4): 453–491.
Published: 01 September 2013
... distribution of the source. The distance between mirrors could be greater than the size of the telescope objectives, thus amplifying the resolution. With such a device Michelson hoped to circumvent the effects of atmospheric turbulence that had so far limited the resolution of optical telescopes. The Michelson...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (5): 538–541.
Published: 01 November 2012
... relationship between a fluid s flow along a surface and its viscosity. It is useful for comparing fluid dynamics in different situations, and for predicting whether the flow in particular settings will be smooth or turbulent. 2. Robert Richards, e-mail to Bruce Lewenstein, 16 Jun 2012. 5 4 0 | L e w e n s t e...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (5): 432–475.
Published: 01 November 2012
... role in negotiating the formation of the cosmos: Gamow specu- lated that the galaxies were the turbulent products of the original nuclear fluid forming the initial 4 4 6 | Z A K A R I YA It is arguable whether Gamow was inspired directly by Shapley s own clas- sification, but he was aware of Shapley s...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (3): 159–189.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... Pilar Vélez (Barcelona: Biblioteca de Catalunya, 2008), 201 20. A R E p u b L I c A N N AT u R A L H I s TO R y I N s pA I N | 1 6 1 The analysis of this conflict, and of the consequences of that turbulent public episode, inevitably demands an exploration of its root causes. As studied in depth by...