• A reconstruction of the Sanctorian weighing chair.

    Exhibition

    Wissensstadt Berlin 2021 (August 7, 2021)

    Self-Tracking in the Seventeenth Century

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    Exhibition

    Wissensstadt Berlin 2021 (June 24–August 24, 2021)

    The Mask—Arrayed

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  • Science Social Podcast by MPIWG

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    New Episodes

    Science Social: Conversations on History, Science, and Society

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    Feature Story

    No. 75

    The Networks of Early Quantum Theory

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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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GMPG seeks Student Assistant (deadline August 29, 2021)

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RG Premodern Sciences seeks Research Scholar (deadline August 31, 2021)

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RG Biomedical Sciences seeks Digital Humanities specialist (deadline September 30, 2021)

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Events

Leonardo's Intellectual Cosmos

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The Mask—Arrayed

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Self-Tracking in the Seventeenth Century

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Understanding Anthropogenic Change

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