The emergence of an academic ethos at the Smithsonian
The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
A history of the annual meetings of science Nobelists at Lindau, Germany. Prepared to accompany the Nobel Voices exhibition.
Examination of atom bomb exhibitions at the American Museum of Science and Energy
A study of the creative influences of philosophy on German electrical theory of the 19th century. An exploration of an aspect of the scientific imagination.
Ideologies of technological progress in the planning of the first Chinese "Eco-City"
Nobel portraits by the German photographer Peter Badge, accompanying the Smithsonian exhibition, Nobel Voices. Includes statements by the laureates and brief essays by various authors.
What makes a laboratory an inventive space?
Catalog for an exhibition on Nobel Laureates at the University of Aachen, Germany. Considers the effects of National Socialism on German scientists
The prospects of atomic warfare and the dispersal of cities.
a companion book for the Places of Invention exhibtion at the National Museum of American History.
Edited volumes of the manuscripts of Joseph Henry, American physicist and first Secretary of the Smithsonian.
Examination of the influences on the historian of technology Lewis Mumford.
Book of essays resulting from a multidisciplinary conference on the role of invention in mitigating environmental problems.
Expands on the exhibition of similar name.
Offers a reconsideration of postwar class relations by exploring the influence of working-class women on American social life and culture.
Analyzes the design and acceptance of new domestic technologies in the 1930s as part of defining a modern American social order.
Examines the social history of housework in America through artifacts used to clean the home.
Explores the relationship between religion and craft in an early twentieth-century community.
Illuminates the influence of martial law on civilian life during the Civil War in Harpers Ferry.