Promoting scholarly and public understanding of history of science, technology and medicine.
February 26, 2015
Greg Eghigian, Penn State University
Anthony Enns, Dalhousie University
Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine
Chemical Heritage Foundation
During the Cold War, dedicated researchers investigated whether alien abductions really happened and whether telepathy could give us an edge over the Soviet Union. Join us to discuss two intriguing cases on the edges of mainstream science and examine how we decide what kinds of research deserve support.
News and Notes
Jonson Miller is Associate Teaching Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at Drexel University. In 2014-2015, he was a Research Fellow of the Consortium. Here is a report on his project, “Engineers as Servant-Leaders of the Old South: The Southern Military Schools and the Foundation of the New South.”
News and Notes
We are delighted to announce the launch of the new Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine. Seven institutions have joined with the dozen members of the Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science to form the new Consortium. We are very excited by the greatly expanded opportunities and resources that these new partnerships will provide for promoting public and academic understanding of the history of science, technology and medicine.
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