History of science and technology
The history of Science and Technology (HST) is a field of history which examines how humanity's understanding of the natural world (science) and ability to manipulate it (Technology) have changed over...
En L’An 2000 is a series of visionary illustrations of the year 2000 from Paris’ World Exhibition in 1900.
At the turn of the previous century, a group of French artists were asked to imagine the year 2000 by illustrating what kinds of scientific and everyday design inventions progress might bring the worl...
En L’An 2000 is a series of visionary illustrations of the year 2000 from Paris’ World Exhibition in 1900.
At the turn of the previous century, a group of French artists were asked to imagine the year 2000 by illustrating what kinds of scientific and everyday design inventions progress might bring the worl...
Judith Walzer Leavitt
Judith Walzer Leavitt (born July 22, 1940) is an American historian.She was the Rupple Bascom and Ruth Bleier Professor of History of Medicine, History of Science, and Women's Studies at the Universit...
Frank Greenaway
Frank Greenaway (9 July 1917 – 16 June 2013) was Keeper of Chemistry at the Science Museum in London, England. He authored a number of books and papers on the history of chemistry.Frank Greenaway stud...
Ludwik Fleck
Ludwik Fleck (11 July 1896 – 5 June 1961) was a Polish and Israeli physician and biologist who did important work in epidemic typhus in Lwów, Poland, with Rudolf Weigl and in the 1930s developed...
Maurice Allais
Maurice Félix Charles Allais (31 May 1911 – 9 October 2010) was a French economist, and was the 1988 winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics "for his pioneering contributions to...
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William Whewell
William Whewell FRS FGS (/ˈhjuːəl/ HEW-əl; 24 May 1794 – 6 March 1866) was an English polymath, scientist, Anglican priest, philosopher, theologian, and historian of science. He was Master of Trinity ...
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Science and technology in Spain
The topic of science and technology in Spain is here taken to include firstly an account of the historical development of these fields of study, and secondly a description of the current institutional...
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Robert Olby
Robert Cecil Olby (born in London in 1933) is a research professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. Formerly Reader at the University of Leeds, U...
William R. Newman
William R. Newman (born March 13, 1955) is Distinguished Professor and Ruth N. Halls Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University. Most of Newman’s work in th...
Andrew Dickson White
Andrew Dickson White (November 7, 1832 – November 4, 1918) was a U.S. diplomat, historian, and educator, who was the co-founder of Cornell University.
Andrew Dickson White was born on November 7, ...
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Alexandre Koyré
Alexandre Koyré ([kwaʁe]; 29 August 1892 – 28 April 1964), was a French philosopher of Russian origin who wrote on the history and philosophy of science.
Koyré was born in the city of Taganrog, Ru...
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Colin McLarty
Colin McLarty is an American logician whose publications have ranged widely in philosophy and the foundations of mathematics, as well as in the history of science and of mathematics.
McLarty's Ele...
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Giovanni Vacca
Giovanni Enrico Eugenio Vacca (18 November 1872 – 6 January 1953) was an Italian mathematician, Sinologist and historian of science. Vacca studied mathematics and graduated from the University of Geno...
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James Burke (science historian)
James Burke (born 22 December 1936) is a British broadcaster, science historian, author, and television producer, who is known, among other things, for his documentary television series Connections (1...
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John van Wyhe
John van Wyhe is a historian of science, with a focus on Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace, at the National University of Singapore. He holds numerous academic and research positions, ranging f...
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Siegfried Gottwald
Siegfried Johannes Gottwald (born 30 March 1943 in Limbach, Saxony) is a German mathematician, logician and historian of science.
From 1961 to 1966, Gottwald studied mathematics at the University ...
Susan Star
Susan Leigh Star (1954–2010) was an American sociologist. She specialized in the study of information in modern society; information worlds; information infrastructure; classification and standardizat...
Samuel Soloveichik
Dr. Samuel (Shmuel Yaakov) Soloveichik (1909-1967) was an Orthodox Jewish chemist and talmudist.Born in Pruzhany, Samuel Soloveichik was the second son of Rabbi Moshe Soloveichik. He was the brother o...
Edmund Oscar von Lippmann
Edmund Oscar von Lippmann [also Edmund Oskar von Lippmann] (Vienna January 9, 1857 – Halle September 24, 1940) was a German chemist and natural science historian. For his writings he was awarded a cou...
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Edward Grant
Edward Grant (born April 6, 1926) is an American historian of medieval science. He was named a Distinguished Professor in 1983. Other honors include the 1992 George Sarton Medal, for "a lifetime schol...
Ernst Friedrich Apelt
Ernst Friedrich Apelt (1812, Reichenau – 1859) was a German philosopher and entrepreneur. He was a student of Jakob Friedrich Fries, succeeding him at the University of Jena. He was the principal cont...
Joseph Needham
Noel Joseph Terence Montgomery Needham, CH, FRS, FBA (/ˈniːdəm/; 9 December 1900 – 24 March 1995), also known as Li Yuese (simplified Chinese: 李约瑟; traditional Chinese: 李約瑟; pinyin: Lǐ Yuē...
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