The Importance of the History of Science and Technology

Kranzberg Professor John Krige discusses the importance of the history of science and technology.


John Krige, Kranzberg Professor in the School of History and Sociology, has published a piece on the history of science and technology in the latest edition of Georgia History Today, a publication of the Georgia Historical Society.  

In the featured story of the spring/summer 2017 issue, Dr. Krige discusses the importance of understanding the historical origins of scientific and technological developments, as well as the emergence of scientific "truths" through the "cut-and-thrust of disputes among experts."