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.
Bedini, Silvio A.
Brown, Olivia
Classen, C. Joachim
Dusek, Val
Greenberg, John L.
Journals
Archive for History of Exact Sciences
American Neptune
Historia Mathematica
Illinois Classical Studies
Istoriko-Astronomicheskie Issledovaniia
Kwartalnik Historii Nauki i Techniki
Publishers
Cambridge University Press
Institutionen för Idé- och Lärdomshistoria, Uppsala Universitet
Olschki
Ordnance Survey of Ireland
Pennsylvania State University Press
Walker
Concepts
Measuring instruments
Mechanics
People
Peirce, Charles Sanders
Archimedes
Aristotle
Bianchini, Giovanni
Eratosthenes of Cyrene
Galilei, Galileo
Time Periods
19th century
17th century
18th century
Renaissance
Places
British Isles
France
Institutions
Ireland, Ordnance Survey
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