Sunday, March 07, 2010

The Weekly Smörgåsbord #3

The weekly roundup of links offering a selection of the articles and blog posts that have recently attracted my attention. Mid-term work continues to limit my reading time and, consequently, has limited the number of links.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 03/07 at 10:12 PM

Saturday, March 06, 2010

HoS Micropost: Simon Schaffer on Astronomy and Empire

Just a quick link to Simon Schaffer’s Tarner Lectures on astronomy and empire. Podcasts are available for download.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 03/06 at 06:57 AM

Thursday, March 04, 2010

History of Science Blog Carnival Coming Soon

PACHS is hosting this month’s blog carnival. Please consider submitting a link or recommending a post.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 03/04 at 10:00 AM

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Tyson’s The Pluto Files Now Made for TV

Neil deGrasse Tyson takes his Pluto Files on the road and onto PBS. It is an entertaining show, but don’t expect Tyson to resolve the question of Pluto’s planetary status.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 03/03 at 10:30 PM

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Can Business History Inform History of Science?

Daniele Cozzoli offered a detailed chronology of the development of antihistamines from the early 1930s through the mid- to late-1940s. He arranged these developments broadly against the backdrop of World War II and French-German business interests,on the one hand, and French-U.S. on the other.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 03/02 at 10:30 PM

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