Article ID: CBB000016493

Ein Vermessungsproblem reist von China nach Paris (1983)

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Description “This paper treats the history of a surveying problem in which the height of a mountain or tower as well as its distance from the observer is to be determined in cases where the distance between observer and object is not passable.”


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Authors & Contributors
Sheynin, Oscar B.
Widmalm, Sven
Waters, David W.
Washburn, Wilcomb E.
Shen, Kangsheng
Schmidt, Fritz
Journals
Archive for History of Exact Sciences
Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society
NTM: Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Technik und Medizin
Kwartalnik Historii Nauki i Techniki
Islamic Culture
Illinois Classical Studies
Publishers
Wittwer
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
Terrenate Research
Oxford University Press
Institutionen för Idé- och Lärdomshistoria, Uppsala Universitet
Cambridge University Press
Concepts
Measuring instruments
People
Gauss, Carl Friedrich
Santa Cruz, Alonso de
Soldner, Johann Georg von
Philumenus
Peirce, Charles Sanders
Ivory, James
Time Periods
19th century
Renaissance
18th century
17th century
Places
France
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