Archive for November, 2012

The Curious Edition of Giants’ Shoulders

November 17, 2012

Need some #histsci reading matter? Then pop on over to The Scicurios Brain at Scientific American Blogs where the one and only Scicurious has put together the 53rd edition of Giants’ Shoulders the history of science blog carnival.

The 54th edition will be hosted by Michelle Ziegler at her Contagions blog on 16th December 2012. Submissions as always by the 15th of the month either direct to the host, to me here at The Renaissance Mathematicus or to Dr SkySkull at Skulls in the Stars.

Also, as always, Giants’ Shoulders is looking for new hosts beginning in February 2013. If you would like to host the best history of science blog in cyberspace then get in touch with me here. I look forward to hearing from you.


The Giant’s Shoulders #53 is out!

November 16, 2012

The 53rd edition of The Giant’s Shoulders history of science blog carnival has appeared at The Scicurious Brain!  In this edition, you can read about:

  • How politics and hurricanes have collided as far back as the 1600s,
  • The historical “invasion of the body snatchers” epidemic!
  • and much more!

Many thanks to Scicurious for putting together an excellent and lovely edition of the carnival!

The next edition will be posted on December 16th at the Contagions blog, and as always entries can be submitted to the carnival organizers (Skulls in the Stars or Renaissance Mathematicus) or directly to the carnival host.

Just three days left to submit those #HistSci gems!

November 12, 2012

You only have three days left to submit your history of science blog posts for Giants Shoulders #53 the one and only history of science blog carnival, which will be hosted by Scicurious at her blog The Scicurious Brain on the 16th of November.

Submissions can be made either direct to me here at The Renaissance Mathematicus or to the host at her blog. Get those #histsci, #histtech & #histmed submission in: Giants’ Shoulders need you and you #histsci posts.

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