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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2023) 53 (4): 389–424.
Published: 01 September 2023
... by French astrophysicist Jean-Pierre Luminet. This handmade drawing was described as “realistic” even though black hole shadows had not yet been observed. Using his image to convince astronomers of the existence of black holes, Luminet argued for the accuracy of his image by emphasizing the physical effects...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (3): 392–427.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Josep Simon The historiography of physics has reached a great degree of maturity and sophistication, providing many avenues to consider the making of science from a historical perspective. However, the big picture of the making of physics is characterized by a predominant narrative focused...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2006) 36 (2): 275–296.
Published: 01 March 2006
...MORRIS F. LOW ABSTRACT The destruction of Japan's cyclotrons by Occupation Forces after the Pacific War resulted in a major setback for experimental physics in that country. Key figures such as Yoshio Nishina, Sin-itirô Tomonaga, and Ryôkichi Sagane strived to help Japan rebuild its scientific...