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The University At War, 1914-1925 Britain, France, and the United States.

We are delighted to announce the publication of HSTM Network committee member Dr. Tómas Irish’s book The University At War, 1914-1925 Britain, France, and the United States. 171 more words

History Of Science

Call for papers: Finding New Zealand's Scientific Heritage

Venue: Victoria University of Wellington
Date: 23-24 November 2015

2015 is a significant year for New Zealand science history. It is 150 years since James Hector arrived in Wellington to set up many of our national science organisations and 100 years since Ernest Marsden arrived in Wellington. 712 more words

History Of Science

He Zhaowu (何兆武) on why modern science did not develop in China (from Renmin ribao 人民日报)




For the original website see here. 



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History of the AMNH Fossil Halls - Part 1

Much of what I write for this site starts with an attempt to find one reference or another, only to discover that it does not exist online.  2,116 more words


YANSS 046 - Unlearning, Laser Eyes, and Reptilian False Flags

The Topics: Just-So Stories and Conspiracy Theories

The Guest: Steven Novella

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The Pope's Shluchim

I’ve just been reading Amir Alexander’s book Infinitesimal, about the intellectual struggle over the concepts of infinitesimals and the continuum in mathematics and science (and theology) in the 17th century. 56 more words


The patron saint of cranks and charlatans

I can’t remember who it was who referred to Galileo that way. Ted Cruz, the right-wing US senator, presidential candidate, and one-time Ivy League super-elitist has… 375 more words