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'Subtle Is the Lord ...': The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein
For withdrawing a bundle of pipes from a heat exchanger and for inserting such bundle the required tractive forces should be exerted on the bundle in a direction in line therewith by means of a key.Expand
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The Primacy of Science in Modernity, of Technology in Postmodernity, and of Ideology in the History of Technology
The abrupt reversal of culturally ascribed primacy in the science–technology relationship—namely, from the primacy of science relative to technology prior to circa 1980, to the primacy of technologyExpand
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On the Historical Forms of Knowledge Production and Curation: Modernity Entailed Disciplinarity, Postmodernity Entails Antidisciplinarity
This article continues and extends my previous efforts to characterize modernity and to map the change in state of mind constituting the transition to postmodernity. Here I make a case for markingExpand
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Inventing the Maser in Postwar America
"A UNIQUE 'ATOMIC CLOCK' has just been perfected at Columbia Unit1versity" by Charles H. Townes and his coworkers. So read a press release that the Columbia University News Office distributed "toExpand
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National Military Establishments and the Advancement of Science and Technology
Historical studies of the role of military agencies and considerations of military power in the promotion of science and technology have burgeoned since the early 1980s. Initially, such studiesExpand
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