Recent Publications of Interest
Annals of Science, vol. 59, no. 4 (October 2002) includes Deborah Jean Warner, Political Geodesy: the Army, the Air Force, and the World Geodetic System of 1960, 391-408; Alexei Kojevnikov, The Last Century of Physics, 419-422.
The British Journal for the History of Science, vol. 35, part 4 (December 2002) includes Alistair Sponsel, Constructing a Revolution in Science: the Campaign to Promote a Favourable Reception for the 1919 Solar Eclipse Experiments, 439-468.
Centaurus, vol. 44, no. 1-2 (2002) includes H. Kragh, The Victorian Theory of Everything, 32-114; H. Konno, Ritzs Discovery of the Lyman Series before 1913 and Lymans Indifference to the Bohr Theory, 127-139.
CERN Courier, vol. 42, no. 7 (September 2002) includes Richard Dalitz, Paul Dirac: A Genius in the History of Physics, 15-18. Vol. 42, no. 9 (November 2002) includes Nina Byers, Physicists and the Decision to Drop the Bomb, 25-31. Vol. 42, no. 10 (December 2002) includes Ray Davis, Memories of a Nobel Laureate, 15-18.
Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences, vol. 33, part 1 (2002) includes José M. Sánchez-Ron, International Relations in Spanish Physics from 1900 to the Cold War, 3-32; Alexis De Greiff, The Tale of Two Peripheries: The Creation of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, 33-60; Kenji Ito, Values of Pure Science: Nishina Yoshios Wartime Discourse Between Nationalism and Physics, 1940-1945, 61-86; Abha Sur, Scientism and Social Justice: Meghnad Sahas Critique of the State of Science in India, 87-106; Dong-Won Kim, The Conflict Between the Image and Role of Physics in South Korea, 107-130; David Kaiser, Cold War Requisitions, Scientific Manpower, and the Production of American Physicists After World War II, 131-160; Alexei Kojevnikov, David Bohm and Collective Movement, 161-192.
History of Science, vol. 40, part 4, no. 130 (December 2002) includes Stephan Mason, Galileos Scientific Discoveries, Cosmological Confrontations, and the Aftermath, 377-406; A. Rupert Hall, Pitfalls in the Editing of Newtons Papers, 407-424; Michael Hoskin, Caroline Herschel: Assistant Astronomer or Astronomical Assistant?, 425-444.
History and Technology, vol. 18, no. 3 (2002) includes Cathryn Carson, Nuclear Energy Development in Postwar West Germany: Struggles over Cooperation in the Federal Republics First Reactor Station, 233-270.
Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage, vol. 5, no. 2 (December 2002) includes Ronald A. Bracewell, The Discovery of Strong Extragalactic Polarization Using the Parkes Radio Telescope, 107-114; Bjørn Ragnvald Petterson, Christopher Hansteen and the First Observatory at the University of Oslo, 1815-28, 123-134; Paul D. Shankland and W. Orchiston, Nineteenth Century Astronomy at the U.S. Naval Academy, 165-180.
Journal for the History of Astronomy, vol. 33, part 4, no. 113 (November 2002) includes Paul Charbonneau, The Rise and Fall of the First Solar Cycle Model, 351-372.
Osiris, vol. 17, 2nd Ser. (2002) includes Jessica Wang, Scientists and the Problem of the Public in Cold War America, 1945-1960, 323-350.
Science in Context, vol. 15, no. 2 (June 2002), a special issue on science in the Soviet Union, includes Alexei Kojevnikov, The Great War, the Russian Civil War, and the Invention of Big Science, 239-276; Konstantin Ivanov, Science after Stalin: Forging a New Image of Soviet Science, 317-338.
Sky & Telescope, vol. 105, no. 1 (January 2003) includes Nick Kanas, From Ptolemy to the Renaissance: How Classical Astronomy Survived the Dark Ages, 50-69.
Social Studies of Science, vol. 32, no. 3 (June 2002) includes Mark Winskel, Autonomys End: Nuclear Power and the Privatization of the British Electricity Supply Industry, 439-468.
Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, vol. 34B, no. 1 (March 2003) includes Sherrilyn Roush, Copernicus, Kant, and the Anthropic Cosmological Principles, 5-36; Jochen Büttner, Jürgen Renn and Matthias Schemmel, Exploring the Limits of Classical Physics: Planck, Einstein, and the Structure of a Scientific Revolution, 37-60.
Physics in Perspective, vol. 4, no. 3 includes A. Simões, Diracs Claim and the Chemists, 253-266; J. Jenkins, G.E.M. Jauncey and the Compton Effect, 320-332; J. Teichmann, M. Eckert, S. Wolff, [The Physical Tourist:] Physicists and Physics in Munich, 333-359. Vol. 4, no. 4 (December 2002) includes E.D. Hoffleit, Pioneering Women in the Spectral Classification on Stars, 370-398; R. Singh, C.V. Raman and the Discovery of the Raman Effect, 399-420; D.C. Cassidy, New Light on Copenhagen and the German Nuclear Project, 447-455.
Physics Today, vol. 56, no. 2 (February 2003) includes Kurt Gottfried and J. David Jackson, Mozart and Quantum Mechanics: An Appreciation of Victor Weisskopf, 43-47. Vol. 56, no. 1 (January 2003) includes Juan G. Roederer, Early Cosmic-Ray Research in Argentina, 32-37. Vol. 56, no. 3 (March 2003) includes Lynne Osman Eilkin, Rosalind Franklin and the Double Helix, 42-49.
Physics World, vol. 15, no. 12 (December 2002) includes Mark McCartney, William Thomson: king of Victorian physics, 25-30. Vol. 16, no. 1 (January 2003) includes Gary Taubes, Carlo Rubbia and the Discovery of the W and Z, 23-28.