H-PhysicalSciences provides a communication channel and resource nexus for historians of the physical sciences. Its topical scope covers the physical sciences broadly understood, including but not limited to: physics; chemistry; earth, space, and atmospheric science; astronomy; and materials science. By linking these fields, H-PhysicalSciences encourages active dialogue between scholars studying a diverse range of topics with the goal of galvanizing the community in a way that promotes integration with the larger discipline of history of science.

Recent Content

Lillian Hoddeson - More Interesting than Science: The Physical Discoveries of Stanford Ovshinsky

Lillian Hoddeson will deliver the second annual Physical Sciences Forum Distinguished Lecture at the coming History of Science Society Meeting in Chicago, IL. The lecture begins at Noon on Friday, November 7 in the Erie room (second leve) of the conference hotel.

CV Review Workshop for Graduate Students attending HSS 2014

Graduate Students: Does you CV need a little work? Are you attending the History of Science Society meeting next month? 


The History of Science Society's Graduate and Early Career Caucus is offering free CV reviews for graduate students and early careerists during the History of Science Society’s meeting.



To signup, please visit:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1RvdLEFAegoUBeMc3eHoZm9T3zP5HFCwZFdt7c9gF5QI/viewform?c=0&w=1