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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Call for Applicants for HSS Annual Mentorship Programs, Toronto, ON, Nov 9-11, 2017

Interested in meeting more senior scholars, other graduate students, or mentoring? Consider registering to be a mentor or mentee for the upcoming History of Science Society meeting in Toronto from November 9-11. Mentors and mentees are paired based upon interests, career aspirations, and career stages by the best of our ability. Once paired, how you meet and what you do is up to you.

New Open Access Book: Karl Popper, Science and Enlightenment

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UCL Press is delighted to announce a brand new open access book that may be of interest to list subscribers: Karl Popper, Science and Englightenment. Download free from: https://goo.gl/t1oTYo


New Open Access Book: Bloomsbury Scientists- Science and Art in the Wake of Darwin

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UCL Press is delighted to announce a new open access book that may be of interest to members of this list: Bloomsbury Scientists: Science and Art in the Wake of Darwin. Download it free from https://goo.gl/Yxj1bV.

Seeking Hosts for the podcast New Books in Science

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