Enter the fascinating realm of Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences (HSPS), a journal that chronicles the history of science as it has developed since the 17th century.

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Enter the fascinating realm of Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences (HSPS), a journal that chronicles the history of science as it has developed since the 17th century.

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In western society, at the end of this second millennium, science is playing a primary role. Technological innovation is occurring at a more and more rapid pace, in this society where information is becoming increasingly wide-spread and knowledge is growing. Energy and reductionism are being replaced by networks and digitalisation.

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THALES, FOUNDER OF GREEK GEOMETRY (585 B.C.E.)

The birth of Greek astronomy has been attributed to Thales of Miletus. Thales brought from Egypt a number of fundamental geometric principles. Thales, an Ionian (western border of Asia Minor) who was active near the start of the sixth century bc has been credited with a number of geometric theorems. 1. A Circle is bisected by its diameter. 2. Angles at the base of any isosceles triangle are equal. 3. If two straight lines intersect the opposite angles formed are equal. 4. If two triangles have two angles and one side respectively equal, the triangles are equal in all respects. Thales was also well known for forecasting the solar eclipse, so he was also considered a scientist.

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This is timeline of mathematics through the ages

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In 1998 we celebrate Simon Stevin's 450-th birthday. In the low countries he is not only remarkable for his contributions to mathematics, physics and many other fields of knowledge, but also for his influence on the Dutch language. Like his contemporary Galilei he preferred to publish his findings in his native language and he coined new Dutch terms when necessary, many of which are still in use today.

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The Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections

The Moody Medical Library houses the largest and the most significant collection in the history of the biomedical sciences in the southern United States. The historical holdings, which amount to over 30,000 print titles, constitute an important resource not only for The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston but also for the state and region.

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How the Shaman Stole the Moon (Bantam 1991) is my archaeoastronomy book, a dozen ways of predicting eclipses -- those paleolithic strategies for winning fame and fortune by convincing people that you're (ahem) on speaking terms with whoever runs the heavens

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Yost, Jeffrey R. A bibliographic guide to reference sources in scientific computing, 1945-1975. Westport: Greenwood, 2002.

Reilly, Edwin D. Milestones in computer science and information technology. Westport: Greenwood, 2003.

James, Ioan. Remarkable mathematicians: from Euler to von Neumann. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

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This is a huge compilation of bibliographical material relating to the history of science

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1729: Leonhard Euler (1707-1783), extending Johann Bernoulli's work on Descartes' vortex cosmology, models air with tightly-spaced, spinning spheres. He formulate an equation of state relating humidity, pressure, density and velocity, finding the Townley-Power-Boyle law as an approximation. He calculates air molecules to be about 477 m/s at mean conditions, and that this is about the speed of sound.

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This is a timeline of the history of statistical mechanics and thermodynamics

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A complete history of computing would include a multitude of diverse devices such as the ancient Chinese abacus, the Jacquard loom (1805) and Charles Babbage's ``analytical engine'' (1834). It would also include discussion of mechanical, analog and digital computing architectures.