PACHSmörgåsbord: Simon Schaffer

Sunday, February 28, 2010

The Weekly Smörgåsbord #2

The weekly roundup of links offering a selection of the articles and blog posts that have recently attracted my attention. Too much work has prevented me from reading as much as I would have liked and, consequently, has limited the number of links.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 02/28 at 12:22 AM

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

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

Friday, May 21, 2010

HoS Micropost: The Cavendishes, a Scientific Dynasty?

Jim Bennett, Simon Schaffer, and Patricia Fara discuss the Cavendish family on the latest “In Our Time,” on BBC Radio 4 with Melvin Bragg.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/21 at 06:11 AM

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Weekly Smörgåsbord #11

A belated roundup of history of science articles and blog posts.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/25 at 10:56 PM
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Friday, September 21, 2012

Who Really Needs Scientific Discoveries and Science Heroes?

We all know them, those pillars of science on whom the modern world rests. But who really needs them? I suggest that the heroes of serve the needs of scientists more than they do the needs of the laity.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 09/21 at 11:45 PM

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