Of spheres and squares: Can Sloterdijk help us rethink the architecture of climate science?

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This article explores how different visions and values of science translate into different architectural shapes. I bring Peter Sloterdijk's 'spherology' to bear on my ethnographic fieldwork at the NEEM ice core base in Greenland, a significant node in the global infrastructure of climate science. I argue that the visual form of the geodesic dome of the camp… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0306312716647214

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@article{Skrydstrup2016OfSA, title={Of spheres and squares: Can Sloterdijk help us rethink the architecture of climate science?}, author={Martin Skrydstrup}, journal={Social studies of science}, year={2016}, volume={46 6}, pages={854-876} }