Who is Jed Buchwald?
Jed Z. Buchwald is Doris and Henry Dreyfuss Professor of History at Caltech. He was previously director of the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology at MIT. He won a MacArthur Fellowship in 1995.
Buchwald's publications include several full books and edited history-of-science essay collections:
1985 – From Maxwell to Microphysics: Aspects of Electromagnetic Theory in the Last Quarter of the Nineteenth Century
1989 – The Rise of the Wave Theory of Light: Optical Theory and Experiment in the Early Nineteenth Century
1993 – Einstein Papers Project Vol. 3
1994 – The Creation of Scientific Effects: Heinrich Hertz and electric waves
1995 – Scientific Practice: Theories and Stories of Doing Physics
1996 – Scientific Credibility and Technical Standards in 19th and Early 20th Century Germany and Britain
2000 – Isaac Newton's Natural Philosophy
2001 – Histories of the Electron: The Birth of Microphysics
2005 – Wrong for the Right Reasons
2010 - The Zodiac of Paris: How an Improbable Controversy Over an Ancient Egyptian Artifact Provoked a Modern Debate Over Religion and Science
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