Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize

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The Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize, named in honor of the long time director of Science Service and his wife, was established in 1985 through a long-term pledge from Miles and Audrey Davis. visa mer The prize consists of $1000 and a certificate. The prize honors books in the history of science directed to a wide public (including undergraduate instruction). The book must be published in English during a period of three calendar years immediately preceding the year of competition. They should be introductory in assuming no previous knowledge of the subject and in being directed to audiences of beginning students and general readers. They should introduce an entire field, a chronological period, a national tradition, or the work of a noteworthy individual. Multi-authored or edited books are eligible, whereas unrevised reprints of previously published works are not. visa färre
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Intelligent Love: The Story of Clara Park, Her Autistic Daughter, and the Myth of the Refrigerator Mother av Marga Vicedo
2022
Einstein's War: How Relativity Triumphed Amid the Vicious Nationalism of World War I av Matthew Stanley
2021
Pain, pleasure, and the greater good : from the Panopticon to the Skinner box and beyond av Cathy Gere
2020
The Lost White Tribe: Explorers, Scientists, and the Theory that Changed a Continent av Michael F. Robinson
2019
Orchid: A Cultural History av Jim Endersby
2018
The Dancing Bees: Karl von Frisch and the Discovery of the Honeybee Language av Tania Munz
2017
Arming Mother Nature: The Birth of Catastrophic Environmentalism av Jacob Darwin Hamblin
2016
Earth's Deep History: How It Was Discovered and Why It Matters av Martin J. S. Rudwick
2015
The Visioneers: How a Group of Elite Scientists Pursued Space Colonies, Nanotechnologies, and a Limitless Future av W. Patrick McCray
2014
How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival av David Kaiser
2013
Nature's Ghosts: Confronting Extinction from the Age of Jefferson to the Age of Ecology av Mark V. Barrow Jr.
2012
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming av Naomi Oreskes
2011
The Day We Found the Universe av Marcia Bartusiak
2010
Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking av Charles Seife
2009
Fathoming the Ocean: The Discovery and Exploration of the Deep Sea av Helen M. Rozwadowski
2008
Francis Crick: Discoverer of the Genetic Code av Matt Ridley
2007
Pandora's Baby: How the First Test Tube Babies Sparked the Reproductive Revolution av Robin Marantz Henig
2006
Goldberger's War: The Life and Work of a Public Health Crusader av Alan M. Kraut
2005
The Manhattan Project: Big Science and the Atom Bomb (Revolutions in Science) av Jeff Hughes
2004
Världens mått : berättelsen om hur metersystemet förändrade världen av Ken Alder
2003
Revolutionizing the Sciences: European Knowledge and Its Ambitions, 1500-1700 av Peter Dear
2002
The Gospel of Germs: Men, Women, and the Microbe in American Life av Nancy Tomes
2001
Reel Nature av Gregg Mitman
2000
The Baltimore Case: A Trial of Politics, Science, and Character av Daniel J. Kevles
1999
Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics av Ruth Lewin Sime
1998
Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb av Richard Rhodes
1997
Newton and the Culture of Newtonianism (The Control of Nature) av Betty Jo Teeter Dobbs
1996
A History of Mathematics: An Introduction (2nd Edition) av Victor J. Katz
1995
The Beginnings of Western Science av David C. Lindberg
1994
Darwin: The Life of a Tormented Evolutionist av Adrian Desmond
1993
Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives av John Hedley Brooke
1992
Medieval and Early Renaissance Medicine: An Introduction to Knowledge and Practice av Nancy G. Siraisi
1991
The Space Telescope: A Study of Nasa, Science, Technology, and Politics av Robert W. Smith
1990
Fasting Girls: The History of Anorexia Nervosa av Joan Jacobs Brumberg
1989
Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science av J. L. Heilbron
1988
Science and the Enlightenment av Thomas L. Hankins
1987
The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His World and Himself av Daniel Boorstin
1986

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