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On reading my recent @CHM blog “Who invented the diode?” CHM senior curator Dag Spicer pointed me to a fascinating scholarly treatise, “Singletons and Multiples in Scientific Discovery: A Chapter in the Sociology of Science,” that Read More ...

Every now and then we hear of a document being “found” or “discovered” in an archive. Several months ago there was a lively exchange on Atlantic.com about the “discovery” of a medical report at the National Read More ...