Science In The Archives

Author: Lorraine Daston
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022643253X
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Thoroughly exploring the practices, politics, economics, and potential of the sciences of the archives, this volume reveals the essential historical dimension of the sciences, while also adding a much-needed long-term perspective to ...

Past Present And Future Of Statistical Science

Author: Xihong Lin
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482204983
Size: 36.86 MB
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The book is not only about statistics and science but also about people and their passion for discovery. Distinguished authors present expository articles on a broad spectrum of topics in statistical education, research, and applications.

Isotopes In The Water Cycle

Author: Pradeep K. Aggarwal
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402066719
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Environmental isotope and nuclear techniques provide unmatched insights into the processes governing the water cycle and its variability.

Rising Seas

Author: Vivien Gornitz
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231147384
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She focuses on several understudied historical events, including the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Anomaly, the Messinian salinity crisis, the rapid filling of the Black Sea (which may have inspired the story of Noah's flood), and the Storrega ...

Science For All

Author: Peter J. Bowler
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226068668
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Peter J. Bowler surveys the books, serial works, magazines, and newspapers published between 1900 and the outbreak of World War II to show that practicing scientists were very active in writing about their work for a general readership.

Classical Probability In The Enlightenment

Author: Lorraine Daston
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691006444
Size: 55.40 MB
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In terms that can be easily grasped by nonmathematicians, Lorraine Daston demonstrates how this view profoundly shaped the internal development of probability theory and defined its applications.

Biographies Of Scientific Objects

Author: Lorraine Daston
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226136721
Size: 52.85 MB
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With examples from the natural and social sciences, ranging from the 16th to the 20th centuries, this book explores the ways in which scientific objects are both real and historical.

The Outward Mind

Author: Benjamin Morgan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022645746X
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In The Outward Mind, Benjamin Morgan approaches this period of innovation as an important origin point for current attempts to understand art or beauty using the tools of the sciences.