• Person holding a negative Covid-19 antigen test

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    No. 77

    Practices of Validation in the Biomedical Sciences

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  • Leonardos Intellektueller Kosmos

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    No. 76

    Leonardo's Intellectual Cosmos

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  • The Networks of Early Quantum Theory

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    No. 75

    The Networks of Early Quantum Theory

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  • Engraved Frontispiece to John Palmer

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    No. 74

    Learning by the Book: Manuals and Handbooks in the History of Science

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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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New section of De Sphaera database made publicly available

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Research Scholar Teresa Hollerbach's exhibition at Wissensstadt Berlin 2021 featured in TU Intern Magazin

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Director Emeritus Hans-Jörg Rheinberger for Deutschlandfunk Kultur on the benefit of experimentation

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Events

Classifications and Boundaries (Part I)

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Measuring the Earth Discussion Group

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Troubling Epistemics and Postcolonialism

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