Month: October 2015

The Mangled Call to Action

  Andrew Pickering, the influential historian of science, likes to tell a story about the Mississippi River. Pickering calls it one of the great rivers of the world, mighty and vital, an artery for commerce, energy, and agriculture. For the past one hundred years, the army corp of engineers has been, as they describe it, at “war” with the river.… Read more →

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