History Of Science

The history of science is the study of the historical development of science and scientific knowledge, including both the natural sciences and social sciences.

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A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes
Pandemic 1918: The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History
The Weather Machine: A Journey Inside the Forecast
The Map of Knowledge: How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History in Seven Cities
A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes
Caroline's Comets: A True Story
The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris
Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled On by Hawking Became Loved
The Seeds of Life: From Aristotle to da Vinci, from Sharks' Teeth to Frogs' Pants, the Long and Strange Quest to Discover Where Babies Come From
Galileo's Middle Finger: Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science
The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters
Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science's Highest Honor
American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World
The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom
The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another
Medieval Bodies: Life and Death in the Middle Ages
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
A Short History of Nearly Everything
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Scientists: A History of Science Told Through the Lives of Its Greatest Inventors
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
The Beginnings of Western Science: The European Scientific Tradition in Philosophical, Religious, and Institutional Context, 600 B.C. to A.D. 1450
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love
The Invention of Science: The Scientific Revolution from 1500 to 1750

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The fine-structure constant is ubiquitous throughout physics. I’ve already noted its connection to the electromagnetic interaction. In atomic physics, the binding energy, fine-structure splitting, and Lamb shift are all proportional to powers of α. In condensed matter physics, α characterizes Josephson junction oscillations and quantum Hall resistance steps. In addition, α is an important component of our system of fundamental constants. [Physics Today]
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