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Articles tagged history of science

“A More Perfect Heaven”

At Harvard, Dava Sobel discusses the conversation that convinced Copernicus to publish his lifework.
3.21.14

Ants through the Ages

In two new books, E.O. Wilson and his coauthors introduce pioneer myrmecologist José Celestino Mutis, and the ants that are “the most complex socially of all animals, except for humans.”
6.16.11