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On Adaptive Optics: The Historical Constitution of Architectures for Expert Perception in Astronomy
This article charts the development of the modern astronomical observational system. I am interested most acutely in the digitization of this system in general, and in the introduction of adaptive optics in particular. ...
Coins in Context: Local Economy, Value and Practice on the East African Swahili Coast
Coinage occupies an unusual position in archaeological research. Thriving scholarship on numismatics and monetary history ensures that the objects themselves are well-studied, often seen as an indication of chronology and ...
It's Getting Better All the Time: Comparative Perspectives from Oceania and West Africa on Genetic Analysis and Archaeology
(Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 2012)
Technological advances are making genetic data collection and analysis feasible on a scale unimaginable only a few years ago. Early genetic research using mitochondrial DNA and the Y chromosome provided important insights ...
Transparency in Triads
Transparency Short-Circuited: Laughter and Numbers in Costa Rican Water Politics
Between 2006 and 2009, a group of Costa Rican NGOs, a Spanish aid agency, and local residents were entangled in the pursuit of transparency as a means to allocate funding for their “human right to water” project initiatives. ...