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Recent Content

Table of Contents: Metascience 24-1

We are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 24, Issue 1 of Metascience.

Editors: Luciano Boschiero and K. Brad Wray


In this issue:

1. Editorial
Luciano Boschiero, K. Brad Wray Pages 1-2

2. Eloge
David Oldroyd 1936–2014
Luciano Boschiero, K. Brad Wray Pages 3-4

3. Book Symposium
What-if history of science
Alan C. Love, Robert J. Richards, Peter J. Bowler Pages 5-24

Midwestern Science Studies Conference (May 8-9): registration now open

On May 8-9, the Science in Human Culture Program at Northwestern University will host its second Midwestern science studies conference on the theme "Making Knowledge and the Problem of Place." In addition to keynote speaker Adriana Petryna, we have an exciting line-up of speakers and commentators who work on East and South Asia, North and West Africa, Central and Western Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America.