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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 568–580.
Published: 01 November 2018
... visualizations of data. These in turn made empirical relationships in the social order evident and thus modifiable through intervention and reform. This essay is part of a special issue entitled Histories of Data and the Database edited by Soraya de Chadarevian and Theodore M. Porter. © 2018 by the Regents of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 581–593.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... © 2018 by the Regents of the University of California 2018 statistics natural history visualization cameralism data DAVID SEPKOSKI* Data in Time: Statistics, Natural History, and the Visualization of Temporal Data ABSTRACT One of the best arguments for approaching the history of information...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (3): 381–389.
Published: 01 June 2013
...-780-8018-9785-6 . $25.95 (hardcover). Mutis: Plants, Ants, and Visualizing Nature BY MARI´A M. PORTUONDO* DANIELA BLEICHMAR. Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions and Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. xii þ 286 pp., illus., index. ISBN: 978-0...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (1): 41–103.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Snait B. Gissis This paper looks at the conditions of the emergence of "race" as a new scientific category during the eighteenth century, arguing that two modes of discourse and visualization played a significant role: that on society, civility, and civilization——as found principally in the travel...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 56–109.
Published: 01 February 2018
...David Sepkoski; Marco Tamborini This paper traces the emergence of a new visual language for statistical paleontology in the early nineteenth century as part of a broader project to uncover a deep genealogy of modern practices in data visualization. In the first decades of the nineteenth century...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (4): 365–404.
Published: 01 October 2011
..., and to reevaluate the epistemological value of visualization in the making of natural knowledge. By analyzing Linnaeus's use of drawings, maps, tables, and diagrams, I will show that he did not, as has been asserted, reduce the discipline of botany to text, and that his visual thinking played a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 180–222.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of science. © 2018 by the Regents of the University of California 2018 Carl Troll view from above aerial photography Josias Braun-Blanquet Reinhart Tüxen visualization plant sociology I. S. Zonneveld CHUNGLIN KWA* The Visual Grasp of the Fragmented Landscape: Plant Geographers vs...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2009) 39 (1): 115–125.
Published: 01 February 2009
... studies. In particular, there was the 1983 seminar Visualization and Cognition at the École des Mines (CNRS), during which sociologists of science such as Bruno Latour and Michael Lynch presented material explaining how inscriptions, such as maps or sets of figures extracted from work done on model...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 58–66.
Published: 02 April 2020
..., HSNS 41, no. 1 (2011): 1 40; Snait B. Gissis. Visualizing Race in the Eighteenth Century, HSNS 41, no. 1 (2011): 41 103. 18. Isabelle Charmantier, Carl Linnaeus and the Visual Representation of Nature, HSNS 41, no. 4 (2011): 365 404; Mar´ a M. Portuondo, Mutis: Plants, Ants, and Visualizing...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 90–128.
Published: 02 April 2020
... fluctua- tions seemed to influence precipitation, with maximum precipitation follow- ing maximum temperatures. To help analyze tree ring and climatic data, Douglass used the period- ograph, later renamed the cyclograph. The instrument, which Douglass had developed in 1914, visually displays the rhythmic...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (2): 200–254.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Chaokang Tai Anton Pannekoek (1873–60) was both an influential Marxist and an innovative astronomer. This paper will analyze the various innovative methods that he developed to represent the visual aspect of the Milky Way and the statistical distribution of stars in the galaxy through a framework...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 556–565.
Published: 01 November 2019
... death tabulations, remediated through Du Bois s visual data representations, persist in Benjamin s analysis as coded inequalities built into digital surveil- lance systems. Igo s The Known Citizen likewise cuts to a core point of contention, privacy and self-determination, in her century-long history...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 504–555.
Published: 01 November 2019
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 384–419.
Published: 01 September 2019
... politics, see Birgit Schneider and Thomas Nocke, eds., Image Politics of Climate Change: Visualizations, Imaginations, Documentations (Bie- lefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2014). Also, Lynda Walsh, The Visual Rhetoric of Climate Change, WIREs Climate Change 6 (2015): 361 68. 17. For heuristics in decision...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (4): 420–446.
Published: 01 September 2019
... the first to explain Schiaparelli s canals as optical illusions. For more on the canals as visual and later photographic controversy, see Jennifer Tucker, Nature Exposed: Photography as Eyewitness in Victorian Science (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005), 194 233, and Martin Willis...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 300–337.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Visualization of Temporal Data, Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 48, no. 5 (2018), 581 93, on 581. On the history of data, see the contributions in: Soraya de Chadarevian and Theodore M. Porter, Special Issue: Histories of Data and the Database, Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 48, no...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 273–299.
Published: 01 June 2019
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 117–150.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Cavendish Laboratory in 1911/1912, the apparatus allowed for the first time to visualize particle phenomena as trails of condensed vapor and to obtain a photographic recording of the microscopical events normally invisible to the eye. When, in 1927, Wilson was awarded the Nobel Prize, his method was already...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (2): 194–225.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (1): 41–69.
Published: 01 February 2019
... pointed out numerous mathematical objections to Anderson s (or anyone s) attempt to do so because he was committed to finding an accurate way of doing this. Anderson, however, at an early stage FIG. 2. Anderson s drawing, visualizing findings of Wright (ref. 22). Source: Anderson to Wright, 11 Mar 1932...