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Frame of Silk Cocoons
An iron sword with copper core and jade handle in Western Zhou period (1046 B.C. - 771 B.C.), excavated in 1990 in Sanmenxia, Henan Province. Henan Museum in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China.
Morland, Samuel (1672): Tuba Stentoro-Phonica, An Instrument of Excellent Use, As well as at Sea, as at Land. London: Printed by W. Godbid and are to be sold by M. Pitt.
Stephen Wiesner, proposed Conjugate Coding in 1968. Supplied by C.H.Bennett and G.Brassard on Qcrypt 2015, Tokyo.

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Department I | Structural Changes in Systems of Knowledge

Department II | Ideals and Practices of Rationality

MPG Minerva Research Group | Reading and Writing Nature in Early Modern Europe

Max Planck Research Program | History of the Max Planck Society

TOPOI Junior Research Group | Between Knowledge and Innovation: the Unequal-Armed Balance