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.

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Summer school on scientific instruments and environmental physics REGISTRATION EXTENDED

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Apparently we are close to our target participation, but not quite there, and the registration window has been extended - so please do consider participating in our summer school, and pass this message on to others who might be interested in doing so, asking them to register by next Friday April 20.

Celebrating 25 Years of Service

Dear friends,

This year we are celebrating twenty-five years of service by scholars, teachers, and students for scholars, teachers, and students to the humanities and social sciences. We own our servers and our members own their contributions. H-Net is a free, independent, nonprofit service creating valuable resources for researchers and educators, stored in a public, permanent archive while safeguarding the privacy of our subscribers. No algorithms, no data selling, no spam, no shouting. 

Seeking Hosts for the podcast New Books in Science, Technology and Society

New Books in Science, Technology and Society (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/science-technology/scitechsoc/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on STS. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of STS scholars to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com.