Article ID: CBB000027954

The spectrum of Puppis and the historical evolution of empirical data (1983)

unapi

Description “In order to put Bohr's intervention on this subject [Pickering series] into perspective, I have reconstructed the relevant situation in spectroscopy from 1897, when only three months after its discovery, Pickering's series was attributed to hydrogen, to 1915, when, only two years after Bohr's intervention, spectroscopists had transferred it definitively to helium. In this paper I trace the way the same spectral lines, i.e., the same empirical data, changed in meaning while preserving their quantitative values.”


Citation URI
http://data.isiscb.org/isis/citation/CBB000027954/

Similar Citations

Article Konno, Hiroyuki; (2002)
Ritz's Discovery of the Lyman Series before 1913 and Lyman's Indifference to the Bohr Theory (/isis/citation/CBB000340019/) unapi

Article Kragh, Helge; (2012)
The Isotope Effect: Prediction, Discussion, and Discovery (/isis/citation/CBB001210781/) unapi

Article James, Frank A.J.L.; (1985)
The discovery of line spectra (/isis/citation/CBB000062827/) unapi

Article Aubin, David; (2002)
Orchestrating Observatory, Laboratory, and Field: Jules Janssen, the Spectroscope, and Travel (/isis/citation/CBB000400938/) unapi

Article Chinnici, Ileana; (2000)
19th-Century Spectroscopic Instruments in Italian Astronomical Observatories (/isis/citation/CBB000770292/) unapi

Article Brenni, Paolo; (2007)
Uranium Glass and Its Scientific Uses (/isis/citation/CBB000831652/) unapi

Book Shinn, Terry; (2008)
Research-Technology and Cultural Change: Instrumentation, Genericity, Transversality (/isis/citation/CBB001021569/) unapi

Article Pécot, Jean-Bernard; (1993)
Les théories spectrales de Poincaré (/isis/citation/CBB000035956/) unapi

Article Sutton, M.A.; (1986)
Spectroscopy, historiography and myth: The Victorians vindicated (/isis/citation/CBB000047867/) unapi

Article Rae, Ian D.; (1997)
Spectrum analysis: The priority claims of Stokes and Kirchhoff (/isis/citation/CBB000075995/) unapi

Article Johnston, Sean F.; (2003)
An Unconvincing Transformation? Michelson's Interferential Spectroscopy (/isis/citation/CBB000770280/) unapi

Article Bigg, Charlotte; (2003)
Spectroscopic Metrologies (/isis/citation/CBB000770278/) unapi

Article Hoffleit, E. Dorrit; (2002)
Pioneering Women in the Spectral Classification of Stars (/isis/citation/CBB000642047/) unapi

Article Pang, Xuec; Yang, Xiaoming; (2013)
Analysis of Spectroscopy Contents in The Diary of Kuo Sung-tao (/isis/citation/CBB001450035/) unapi

Article El'iashevich, M. A.; Prot'ko, T. S.; (1984)
D. I. Mendeleev i spektroskopiia. (Mendeleev and spectroscopy.) (/isis/citation/CBB000013015/) unapi

Article James, Frank A. J. L.; (1985)
The creation of a Victorian myth: The historiography of spectroscopy (/isis/citation/CBB000014547/) unapi

Article Fuchs, H. U.; (1974)
Frühe Spektralanalyse von Fraunhofer bis Kirchhoff (/isis/citation/CBB000023264/) unapi

Authors & Contributors
James, Frank A.J.L.
Prot'ko, T. S.
El'iashevich, M. A.
Fuchs, H. U.
Fujisaki, Chiyoko
Pécot, Jean-Bernard
Journals
Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza
History of Science
Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry
VIET: Voprosy Istorii Estestvoznaniia i Tekhniki
Orion: Zeitschrift für Natur und Technik
Historia Scientiarum: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan
Publishers
Bardwell Press
Concepts
Spectroscopy
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Astronomy
Historiography
Atomic, nuclear, and particle physics
Astronomical observatories
People
Stokes, George Gabriel
Bohr, Niels Henrik David
Mendeleev, Dmitri Ivanovich
Poincaré, Jules Henri
Kirchhoff, Gustav Robert
Wood, Robert Williams
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
20th century
Places
British Isles
United States
Germany
France
Italy
China
Comments

Be the first to comment!

{{ comment.created_by.username }} on {{ comment.created_on | date:'medium' }}

Log in or register to comment