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Gavroglu, Kostas

History of Artificial Cold, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Issues

Gavroglu, Kostas - History of Artificial Cold, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Issues, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Historiographical Issues in the History of Cold
Kostas Gavroglu

Part I. Investigating the Very Cold

2. Early Modern History of Cold: Robert Boyle and the Emergence of a New Experimental Field in Seventeenth Century Experimental Philosophy
Christiana Christopoulou

3. James Dewar and His Route to the Liquefaction of Hydrogen
J. S. Rowlinson

4. The Cryogenic Laboratory of Heike Kamerlingh Onnes: An Early Case of Big Science
Dirk Delft

5. Superconductivity—A Challenge to Modern Physics
Christian Joas, Georges Waysand

6. Superfluidity: How Quantum Mechanics Became Visible
Sébastien Balibar

7. The Physics of Cold in the Cold War—“On-Line Computing” Between the ICBM Program and Superconductivity
Johannes Knolle, Christian Joas

Part II. Industries of Cold

8. Domestic Ice-Making Machines 1830–1930
Simón Reif-Acherman

9. Carl Linde and His Relationship with Georges Claude: The Cooperation Between Two Independent Inventors in Cryogenics and Its Side Effects
Hans-Liudger Dienel

10. Meeting Artificial Cold: Expositions and Refrigeration, 1896–1937
Guillaume Syon

Part III. Consuming Cold

11. The Introduction of Frozen Foods in West Germany and Its Integration into the Daily Diet
Ulrike Thoms

12. The Means of Modernization, Freezing Technologies and the Cultural Politics of Everyday Life, Norway 1940–1965
Terje Finstad

13. The Invention of Refrigerated Transport and the Development of the International Dressed Meat Trade
Jonathan Rees

14. ‘Fresher than Fresh’. Consumer Attitudes Towards the Development of the Cold Chain in Post-2WW Greece
Faidra Papanelopoulou

Keywords: Science, general, History of Science, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Series
Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
Categories
Natural Sciences
 
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400771994

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