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The Gatekeepers of Modern Physics: Periodicals and Peer Review in 1920s Britain
This essay analyzes the processes behind the publication of physics papers in two British journals in the 1920s: the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Series A and the PhilosophicalExpand
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How to manage a revolution: Isaac Newton in the early twentieth century
  • Imogen Clarke
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  • Notes and Records: the Royal Society Journal of…
  • 20 December 2014
In the first half of the twentieth century, dramatic developments in physics came to be viewed as revolutionary, apparently requiring a complete overthrow of previous theories. British physicistsExpand
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A History of the Electron: J. J. and G. P. Thomson
misjudged Kuhn’s perspective, not realising that it was not Kuhn’s idea but a particular reading of his work that substantially influenced sociology of science. Kuhn’s unnoticed attempts to correctExpand
Negotiating Progress: Promoting 'modern' physics in Britain, 1900-1940
The first four decades of the twentieth century was a period of rapid development in physics. The late nineteenth century discoveries of X-rays, Becquerel rays and subatomic particles had revealedExpand
Conservative attitudes to old-established organs: Oliver Lodge and Philosophical Magazine
In 1921 Oliver Lodge defended Philosophical Magazine against charges of mismanagement from the National Union of Scientific Workers. They alleged that its editors performed little editorial work, theExpand
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