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    Event Series

    Institute's Colloquium 2022–23

    Science Diplomacy and Science in Times of War

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  • Satellite view of Rotterdam

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    No. 80

    Anthropocene Formations: Process Landscapes of Petromodernity

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  • Maier Atalanta Fugiens, 1618.

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    N. 79

    A Vital Force? Exploring Agricultural Uses of Alchemy in Early Modern Europe, ca. 1550-1730

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  • Albert Einstein at Princeton, standing in front of a blackboard

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    No. 78

    Dreams of Unification: The Role of Mathematics in Final Theory Programs

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Founded in 1994, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin is one of the more than 80 research institutes administered by the Max Planck Society. It is dedicated to the study of the history of science and aims to understand scientific thinking and practice as historical phenomena. Researchers pursue a historical epistemology in their studies of how new categories of thought, proof, and experience have emerged.

 

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Applications open for 16th Forum in Literature and Science History (deadline March 13, 2023)

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The Science Year 2023 celebrates its grand opening

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Jürgen Renn talks with Nuccio Ordine on Les Belles Lettres about the acceleration of scientific processes

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Events

China’s Innovation System: Driving or Translating Global Technological Trends?

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Commoning Biomedicine—Conversations: NHS Voices of Covid-19

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The Validity of Machine Learning Models for the Measurement of Personality Traits

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Artifacts, Actions, Knowledge and Irregular Warfare in Latin America

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