Issue 4 defies the limits of time and space, offering forth an assortment of articles on the history of science that run the gamut from Kepler to the Cold War to David Kaiser, a physicist and historian of science. We hope you enjoy this academic exploration of past, present, and future!
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As the only national undergraduate history of science journal in the country, Synthesis receives submissions from students in universities across the country. And…you don’t even have to be a History of Science concentrator to submit. We welcome pieces from all subjects, from philosophy, to history, to ethics. Don’t miss your chance to be published in the fourth edition of Synthesis, published in the spring!
We are so excited to read your writing! So, dig out those papers and submit, submit, SUBMIT!
- Send your paper to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, February 13th at 11:59 PM
- Submit your paper double spaced in a word document. Do citations in footnote form.
- There are no maximum or minimum length requirements, although we prefer 7 to 15 page papers. (Junior tutorial or thesis chapter submissions are welcome; we usually publish one per issue).
- If selected, you must write a short abstract of your paper and be willing to work with our editors to edit the paper.
Here’s a sampling of courses in which you may have written qualifying pieces (although, the sky’s the limit!):
Culture and Belief 34: Madness and Medicine
Culture and Belief 47: The Darwinian Revolution
Freshman Seminar 21y: The Art and Politics of Molecular Biology
Freshman Seminar 45m: The Concept of Race in Science and Medicine in the United States
ANY History of Science course
…And many others!
Please email Helen Yang at email@example.com if you have any questions!
Issue 3 is dedicated to research on the history of medicine and pharmaceuticals, and features an interview with one of the history of science’s pioneers, Dr. Everett Mendelsohn, and a review of the new book featuring an artistic display of photographs and stories of historical science artifacts, Lost in Learning.
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The first issue of Synthesis featured discussions on Copernicus, Galileo, and Darwin, coupled with interviews featuring Andrew Barry.
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