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The Parliament of science : the British Association for the Advancement of Science 1831-1981

  title={The Parliament of science : the British Association for the Advancement of Science 1831-1981},
  author={Roy M. Macleod and P. Collins},
An anatomy of storm surge science at Liverpool Tidal Institute 1919-1959: forecasting, practices of calculation and patronage
Abstract for a PhD thesis submitted in December 2010 at the University of Manchester by Anna Elisabeth Carlsson-Hyslop titled ?An anatomy of storm surge science at Liverpool Tidal Institute 1919
How the Liverpool Tidal Institute was established: industry, navy and academia
Abstract. This paper outlines the establishment of the Liverpool Tidal Institute in 1919. There is a particular focus on early patrons and supporters in the context of both previous tidal research on
Impact of Combined Explicit Reflective Nature of Science and Inquiry-based Instruction on Middle and High School Students’ Conceptions of the Nature of Science
The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of a combined explicit reflective NOS and inquiry-based instruction on middle and high school students’ conceptions of nature of science. The
Penser l'existence de vie dans les profondeurs marines au XIXe siècle : entre abîme impossible et origine du vivant (1804-1885)
Abime : gouffre, enfer, chaos. En marge de la civilisation occidentale, tenebreuses et devalorisees, les profondeurs marines furent pensees et experimentees au cours du XIXe siecle. Sur le pont du
The Nova Scotian Institute of Science’s [hereafter NSIS] sesquicentenary in 2012 offers an opportune moment in the Institute’s lengthy history to celebrate an impressive cumulative record of
Prophets of Progress: Authority in the Scientific Projections and Religious Realizations of the Great Eastern Steamship
It is argued that in Victorian Britain the right to define the meaning of engineering spectacles was not the exclusive privilege of men of science, but open to broader cultural understandings.
Hansteen's magnetometer and the origin of the magnetic crusade.
  • Vidar Enebakk
  • Physics
    British journal for the history of science
  • 2014
Christopher Hansteen was influential in the origin and orientation of the magnetic lobby in Britain, a campaign which resulted in a global network of fixed geomagnetic observatories, and established an international system of observation, standardization and representation based on measurements with his small and portable magnetometers.
Knowledge, Education, and Citizenship in a Pre- and Post-National Age
This article uses ancient views of knowledge and citizenship to defamiliarize contemporary discursive paradigms and to suggest that they can, in some respects, provide a template for rethinking our