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The Crafting of the 10,000 Things. Shifting Frameworks of Knowledge and Technology in Imperial China

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Heisenberg and the Search for a Final Theory: An Interview

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Visualization and Material Cultures of the Heavens in Eurasia and North Africa: An Interview

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Selected Events

The Historians’ Task in the Age of the Anthropocene: Finding Hope in Japan? Max Planck Institute for the History of Science—Main Conference Room

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Historians and the Anthropocene: A Discipline and an Interdisciplinary Concept Max Planck Institute for the History of Science—Main Conference Room

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A Century of General Relativity Harnack-Haus Tagungsstätte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

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Selected Podcasts

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Er war ein Aushängeschild für die Wissenschaft

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The Invention of Objectivity

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Das Nullniveau schwankt

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What Is Historical Epistemology? The History of Rules

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Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

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Rice and History of Science

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