• 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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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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Lorraine Daston receives honorary doctorate from École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

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Events

Botanical Knowledge of Food Plants in Middle and Late Imperial China

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Digital Humanities Brown Bag Lunch

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Congling, an Overlooked "Cosmic Mount" in East Asian Cartography

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Classifications and Boundaries (Part I)

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