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On Tycho's Island: Tycho Brahe and His Assistants, 1570-1601

John Robert Christianson - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 451 pages
This book explores Brahe's wide range of activities which encompass much more than his reputed role of astronomer. Christianson broadens this singular perspective by portraying ...
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The Microscope in the Dutch Republic: The Shaping of Discovery

Edward G. Ruestow - Science - 2004 - 348 pages
Ruestow examines the social unease that spurred the discoveries of the pioneers of microscopic research.
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Innovation in Maxwell's Electromagnetic Theory: Molecular Vortices ...

Daniel M. Siegel - Science - 2003 - 240 pages
Siegel's close analysis of the original texts - with careful attention to the equations as well as to the words - reveals that mechanical modeling played a crucial role in ...
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Philosophers at War: The Quarrel Between Newton and Leibniz

Alfred Rupert Hall - Science - 2002 - 356 pages
A blow-by-blow account of the celebrated controversy over the invention of the calculus.
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Chance and Design: Reminiscences of Science in Peace and War

Alan Hodgkin - Science - 1994 - 412 pages
As a student in Cambridge, Alan Hodgkin first became interested in the basis of nerve conduction, using single nerve fibers from a shore crab in his experiments. In 1963, he ...
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Science in Russia and the Soviet Union: A Short History

Loren R. Graham - Science - 1993 - 321 pages
By the 1980s the Soviet scientific establishment had become the largest in the world, but very little of its history was known in the West. What has been needed for many years ...
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Constructing the Subject: Historical Origins of Psychological Research

Kurt Danziger - Psychology - 1994 - 254 pages
The book traces the history of psychological research methodology from the nineteenth century to the emergence of currently favored styles of research. Professor Danziger ...
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The Rise of the Standard Model: A History of Particle Physics from 1964 to 1979

Lillian Hoddeson - Science - 1997 - 714 pages
Based on a conference held at Stanford University, this book gives the most comprehensive and up-to-date account of an exciting physics revolution--the rise of the Standard ...
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The Uses of Experiment: Studies in the Natural Sciences

David Gooding, Trevor Pinch - Science - 1989 - 481 pages
Renowned scholars in history, sociology, philosophy and anthropology consider seventeenth and twentieth century weapon testing, particle physics, biology and other topics in an ...
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