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University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Lincoln, NE 68588-0007)
David L. Cahan (Project Director: October 1993 to present)
Hermann von Helmholtz and the Cultural Image of Science

To support the preparation of a biography of the 19th-century German sci- entist Hermann von Helmholtz, who is known for his pioneering work on conserva-tion of energy and sensory physiology and his invention of the ophthalmoscope.

Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Humanities, Science, and Technology

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$107,000 (approved)
$106,947 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/1994 – 7/31/1997