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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2021) 51 (3): 285–329.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Jordan Bimm In 1958, Bruno Balke, a former German Luftwaffe doctor working for the United States Air Force (USAF), led a team of airmen up Colorado’s Mount Evans. Could acclimatization to the thin mountain air boost the oxygen efficiency of future astronauts living in artificial low-pressure...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 273–299.
Published: 01 June 2019
... constraints and alpine enthusiasms of Meiji Japan (1868–1912). To do so, we turn to Yamasaki Naomasa and Kojima Usui—close friends and pioneers in their respective fields of geography and mountaineering—to show how alpinism helped to launch glaciology as a scientific discipline in Japan. By chronicling...