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  • Isaac Newton on Mathematical Certainty and Method

    Isaac Newton on Mathematical Certainty and Method
    av Niccolo Guicciardini

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262516488

    An analysis of Newton's mathematical work, from early discoveries to mature reflections, and a discussion of Newton's views on the role and nature of mathematics.Historians of mathematics have devoted considerable attention to Isaac Newton's work on…

  • Bridging the Seas

    Bridging the Seas
    av Larrie D. Ferreiro

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262538077

    How the introduction of steam, iron, and steel required new rules and new ways of thinking for the design and building of ships.In the 1800s, shipbuilding moved from sail and wood to steam, iron, and steel. The competitive pressure to achieve more p…

  • Neither Physics nor Chemistry

    Neither Physics nor Chemistry
    av Kostas Gavroglu

    Klotband - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262016186

    The evolution of a discipline at the intersection of physics, chemistry, and mathematics.Quantum chemistry-a discipline that is not quite physics, not quite chemistry, and not quite applied mathematics-emerged as a field of study in the 1920s. It wa…

  • Heredity Produced

    Heredity Produced

    Klotband - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262134767

    The cultural history of heredity: scholars from a range of disciplines discuss the evolution of the concept of heredity, from the Early Modern understanding of the act of "generation" to its later nineteenth-century definition as the transmission of…

  • Weather by the Numbers

    Weather by the Numbers
    av Kristine C. Harper

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262517355

    The history of the growth and professionalization of American meteorology and its transformation into a physics- and mathematics-based scientific discipline.For much of the first half of the twentieth century, meteorology was more art than science,…

  • Ships and Science

    Ships and Science
    av Larrie D. Ferreiro

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262514156

    The first book to portray the birth of naval architecture as an integral part of the Scientific Revolution, examining its development and application across the major shipbuilding nations of Europe."Naval architecture was born in the mountains of Pe…

  • Historia

    Historia

    Klotband - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262162296

    Essays examine how the genre of historia reflects connections between the study of nature and the study of culture in early modern scholarly pursuits.The early modern genre of historia connected the study of nature and the study of culture from the…

  • Heredity Explored

    Heredity Explored

    Klotband - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262034432

    Investigations of how the understanding of heredity developed in scientific, medical, agro-industrial, and political contexts of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.This book examines the wide range of scientific and social arenas in w…

  • Harmonious Triads

    Harmonious Triads
    av Myles W. Jackson

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262600750

    Historically, music was long classified as both art and science. Aspects of music-from the mathematics of tuning to the music of the celestial spheres-were primarily studied as science until the seventeenth century. In the nineteenth century, althou…

  • Wireless

    Wireless
    av Sungook Hong

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262514194

    A new look at the early history of wireless communication.By 1897 Guglielmo Marconi had transformed James Clerk Maxwell's theory of electromagnetic waves into a workable wireless telegraphy system, and by 1907 Lee de Forest had invented the Audion,…

  • Rational Action

    Rational Action
    av William Thomas

    Klotband - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262028509

    The evolution of a set of fields-including operations research and systems analysis-intended to improve policymaking and explore the nature of rational decision-making.During World War II, the Allied military forces faced severe problems integrating…

  • The Path Not Taken

    The Path Not Taken
    av Jeff Horn

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262582834

    In The Path Not Taken, Jeff Horn argues that-contrary to standard, Anglocentric accounts-French industrialization was not a failed imitation of the laissez-faire British model but the product of a distinctive industrial policy that led, over the lon…

  • Science and Technology in the Global Cold War

    Science and Technology in the Global Cold War
    av Naomi Oreskes, John Krige, Naomi Oreskes

    Klotband - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262027953

    Investigations of how the global Cold War shaped national scientific and technological practices in fields from biomedicine to rocket science.The Cold War period saw a dramatic expansion of state-funded science and technology research. Government an…

  • Science and Technology in the Global Cold War

    Science and Technology in the Global Cold War

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262526531

    Investigations of how the global Cold War shaped national scientific and technological practices in fields from biomedicine to rocket science.The Cold War period saw a dramatic expansion of state-funded science and technology research. Government an…

  • Picturing Machines 1400?1700

    Picturing Machines 1400?1700

    Klotband - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262122696

    How technical drawings shaped early engineering practice.Technical drawings by the architects and engineers of the Renaissance made use of a range of new methods of graphic representation. These drawings-among them Leonardo da Vinci's famous drawing…

  • Emil du Bois-Reymond

    Emil du Bois-Reymond
    av Gabriel Finkelstein

    Klotband - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262019507

    A biography of an important but largely forgotten nineteenth-century scientist whose work helped lay the foundation of modern neuroscience.Emil du Bois-Reymond is the most important forgotten intellectual of the nineteenth century. In his own time (…

  • Islamic Science and the Making of the European Renaissance

    Islamic Science and the Making of the European Renaissance
    av George Saliba

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262516150

    The rise and fall of the Islamic scientific tradition, and the relationship of Islamic science to European science during the Renaissance.The Islamic scientific tradition has been described many times in accounts of Islamic civilization and general…

  • The Body Populace

    The Body Populace
    av Heinrich Hartmann

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536325

    How data gathered from national conscriptions in pre-World War I Europe influenced understandings of population fitness and redefined society as a collective body.In pre-World War I Europe, individual fitness was increasingly related to building and…

  • Helmholtz and the Conservation of Energy

    Helmholtz and the Conservation of Energy
    av Kenneth L. Caneva

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262045735

    An examination of the sources Helmholtz drew upon for his formulation of the conservation of energy and the impact of his work on nineteenth-century physics. In 1847, Herman Helmholtz, arguably the most important German physicist of the nineteenth c…

  • The Genealogy of a Gene

    The Genealogy of a Gene
    av Myles W. Jackson

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262533782

    The history of the CCR5 gene as a lens through which to view such issues as intellectual property, Big Pharma, personalized medicine, and race and genomics.In The Genealogy of a Gene, Myles Jackson uses the story of the CCR5 gene to investigate the…