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Leviathan and the air-pump. Hobbes, Boyle, and the experimental life
STEVEN SHAPIN and SIMON SCHAFFER, Leviathan and the air-pump. Hobbes, Boyle, and the experimental life. Including a translation of Thomas Hobbes, Dialogus physicus de natura aeris, by Simon Schaffer,Expand
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The uses of experiment: studies in the natural sciences
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  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Medical history
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The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories
Between 1650 and 1750, four Catholic churches were the best solar observatories in the world. Built to fix an unquestionable date for Easter, they also housed instruments that threw light on theExpand
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The quantifying spirit in the 18th century
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Shadows of the past
German National Socialism and the Quest for Nuclear Power 1939–49.By Mark Walker. Cambridge University Press: 1989. Pp.290. £27.50, $29.95.
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The Genesis of the Bohr Atom
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