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The Giant’s Shoulders: The Fiftieth Anniversary edition is out!

The fiftieth edition of the history of science blog carnival The Giant’s Shoulders is up at From the Hands of Quacks!  In this lovely edition, you can read about science history in the Olympics, new blogs on women in science, … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Shoulders #49: “Crisis what crisis?” edition is out!

I’m a few days late in noting this, but the 49th edition of the history of science blog carnival The Giant’s Shoulders is up at The Renaissance Mathematicus! In this edition, you can read about: Sports doping, Victorian style, The … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Shoulders #48 is out!

The carnival was a little delayed, and my announcement of it is even more belated, but the 48th edition of The Giant’s Shoulders history of science blog carnival is up at Clerestories!  In the carnival, you can read: The history … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Shoulders #47 is up at The Medical Heritage Library!

A week delayed, but worth the wait:  the 47th edition of The Giant’s Shoulders history of science blog carnival is up at The Medical Heritage Library!  In this edition, you can read about: the politics of Isaac Newton’s knighthood, the … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Shoulders #46 is out!

Delayed a week due to technical issues, the long-awaited 46th edition of The Giant’s Shoulders history of science blog carnival is up at Providentia!  It’s a doozy, featuring things such as: How Jewish leaders reacted to Darwin’s theory of evolution, An … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Shoulders #44 — The Grand Bazaar Edition — is now up!

The 44th edition of The Giant’s Shoulders, the history of science blog carnival, is up over at The Renaissance Mathematicus! In it, you can read about: The tale of the first woman to go around the world — in the … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Shoulders #43 is out — People, places & things!

The 43rd edition of the history of science blog carnival The Giant’s Shoulders is out today over at  The Dispersal of Darwin!  Go there to read about the people, places and things of the history of science, including: Victorian poet scientists Legends … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Shoulders #42 is out!

The 42nd edition of The Giant’s Shoulders, the history of science blog carnival, is up at PACHSmörgåsbord!  In it, you can see maps of the Moon that date back to the 17th century, how to write the square root of 2 in … Continue reading

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Open Lab 2011: the finalists announced! (and I’m one of them!)

I got a spot of nice news yesterday:  the finalists for Open Lab 2011 were announced, and one of my posts will be included! For those who are unfamiliar, The Open Laboratory is a collection of the “best” science writing … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Shoulders #41 is out!

The 41st edition of The Giant’s Shoulders history of science blog carnival has been posted over at Early Modern Experimental Philosophy!  It includes discussions of vampires, ghosts, and armies of ape-warriors (yes, this is still a history of science blog carnival!), … Continue reading

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