Science and Technology

@article{Wise1985ScienceAT,
  title={Science and Technology},
  author={George Wise},
  journal={Osiris},
  year={1985},
  volume={1},
  pages={229 - 246}
}
  • G. Wise
  • Published 1 January 1985
  • Education
  • Osiris
THE RELATION OF SCIENCE TO TECHNOLOGY is not the stuff of front page news. But on 7 August 1984 it made the front page of the Science section of the New York Times. "Does Genius or Technology Rule Science?" a headline read. The story beneath described a "new school" of historical thought hat "lauds technology as an overlooked force in expanding the horizons of scientific knowledge." It attributed the new view to the late historian Derek de Solla Price, who had, in his last lecture and paper… 

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