Tag Archive: Steven Shapin

Feb 20

Tom Ritchie discusses Shapin, Meccano, and the Hartree Differential Analyser

You have to use what you’ve got; if you don’t have the stuff, you can’t do the thing.   Inspired by this quip from Ben Russell (Curator of Mechanical Engineering at the Science Museum, Kensington), my latest Ph.D. chapter considers the ways in which the stories of the Hartree Differential Analyser have been changed in …

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Jun 23

I went to “Science” and all I got was this lousy t-shirt

Oct 25

Chain Reaction! video posted on YouTube

The film maker Mike Bellinger has posted his promo for Chain Reaction! on YouTube.  Click to view and enjoy Steven Shapin and Bruno Latour set to video game-style electronica.  Thanks, Mike!