Up Goer Five and the Rhetoric of Science

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Recently, the webcomic xkcd  spurred some discussion with a description of the Saturn V rocket that managed to use only the thousand (or &qu...
Silver Linings and the Statistical Playbook

Silver Linings and the Statistical Playbook

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We asked historian of science Christopher J. Phillips, an expert on quantification in American public life, to reflect on the role ...

David Kinkela on DDT, American politics, and transnational history

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I've recently had the pleasure of interviewing David Kinkela , Associate Professor of History at SUNY Fredonia and -- of particular ...

Science and its #overlyhonestmethods

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This week, a hashtag trended on Twitter that will be of particular interest to historians, sociologists, and other students of science: #ove...

Farish Jenkins and American Science (Pedagogy)

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Farish A. Jenkins, Jr. – paleontologist, anatomist, curator, artist, professor, friend – died this past autumn at 72. Harvard's Departme...
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