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The Giant’s Shoulders #60, part 1, is out!

The first part of the sixtieth edition of the history of science blog carnival The Giant’s Shoulders is up at The Renaissance Mathematicus!  It is a look back at all 59 earlier carnivals (those that still exist!). Check it out! … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Shoulders #59 is out!

I hereby declare that the 59th edition of The Giant’s Shoulders, the history of science blog carnival, is up at Something by Virtue of Nothing!  This edition, centered around the theme of the Antikythera Mechanism, includes posts about: Did Isaac Newton … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Shoulders #58 is out!

I was a little slow in posting about it, but the 58th edition of the history of science blog carnival, The Giant’s Shoulders, is up at Asylum Science!  In this edition, you can read about: cosmonauts who had to survive … Continue reading

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From blazing skies to bogus shamrock: The Giant’s Shoulders #57 is out!

The 57th edition of the history of science blog carnival The Giant’s Shoulders is up at Stories from the Stores, the Science Museum’s blog!  In this edition, you can read about: A collection of posts on meteorite history, inspired by … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Shoulders #56 is out!

The 56th edition of the history of science blog carnival, The Giant’s Shoulders, is up at The Dispersal of Darwin!  In this edition, you can read about: How a (sort of) believer in ancient astronauts almost became U.S. President, The … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Shoulders #55: Curiosities, Utility and Authority, is out!

The 55th edition of the history of science blog carnival The Giant’s Shoulders is up at The Sloane Letters Blog!  In this carnival, you can read about: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the sea monster, 19th century advice on making … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Shoulders #54, a sleigh-load of history, is out!

The 54th edition of the history of science blog carnival, The Giant’s Shoulders, is out at the blog Contagions!  In this carnival, you can read about: the forgotten Victorian romance between science and religion at Christmas time, interesting discussions of … Continue reading

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