HISTORY, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY


edited by

Matteo Gerlini




issue 16 - April 2011

introduction

Recently, the history of science has extended its paradigms to cultural, social, economic and political elements, including their interaction with the development of science or scientific revolutions. There is not enough space here to list all the seminal works that have inaugurated elements of classic social sciences into the history of science, as well as the history of technology. Prominent international academies and scientific institutions have now included in their activities studies and education in culture, science and society, as they already had done with studies in economics and technology. read more

Giovanni Paoloni
Vito Volterra and the Making of Research Institutions in Italy and Abroad
[PDF - 88kb]

Angelo Baracca
Too Big or so Little? Nuclear Physics in the Thirties and Forties in USA and Japan

[PDF - 268kb]

John Krige
Maintaining America’s Competitive Technological Advantage: Cold War Leadership and the Transnational Co-production of Knowledge
[PDF - 160kb]

Antonio Tiseo
The Carter Administration and its Non-Proliferation Policies: the Road to INFCE
[PDF - 120kb]

David Burigana
The European Search for Aeronautical Technologies, and Technological Survival by Co-operation in the 1960s–1970s... with or without the Americans? Steps, ways, and Hypothesis in International History
[PDF - 252kb]

Filippo Pigliacelli
Like a Stone Guest.
European Space Cooperation and the Birth of the Community Research Policy (1960–1973)
[PDF - 220kb]

COMMENTARIES

Lorenza Sebesta
Storia della tecnologia - Luisa Dolza
[PDF - 112kb]

REPORTS

Mauro Elli
Final ESF Inventing Europe Conference & 4th Tensions of Europe Conference
[PDF - 62kb]