Morrison-Low, A D (2011) From Earth-bound to satellite: telescopes, skills and networks. In: From Earth-bound to satellite: telescopes, skills and networks. Scientific Instruments and Collections (23/2). Brill, Leiden. ISBN 9789004211506Full text not available from this repository.
The volume forms a part of the celebrations marking the anniversary of the invention of the telescope. From its Renaissance beginnings to yesterday’s Cold War, the essays contributed here throw a spotlight on a number of significant episodes in the continuing adventures of this well-loved instrument, which has played a crucial role in Man’s thinking about his position – literally and philosophically – in the universe. Drawn from various conferences held by the Scientific Instrument Commission of the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science between 2007 and 2009, these papers make a substantial contribution to our current knowledge about this fascinating optical instrument.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QB Astronomy|
|Theme:||Material culture: creation and use|
|Department:||Science and Technology|
|Depositing User:||Users 9 not found.|
|Date Deposited:||08 Mar 2011 09:39|
|Last Modified:||03 Oct 2014 15:39|
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