Article ID: CBB000036997

Colonial pride and metropolitan expectations: The British Museum and Melbourne's meteorites (1994)

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Description On the argument (1860-64) about the ownership of the largest known meteorites.


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Authors & Contributors
Levin, B. Iu.
Sperling, Norman
Gunther, Albert
Orcel, Jean
Kersaint, Georges
Rupke, Nicolaas A.
Journals
Archives of Natural History
British Journal for the History of Science
Istoriko-Astronomicheskie Issledovaniia
Sky and Telescope
Comptes Rendus du Congrès National des Sociétés Savantes, Section des Sciences
Astronomical Quarterly
Publishers
Dawsons of Pall Mall
Pickering & Chatto
Springer International
Concepts
Comets; meteors; meteorites
Museums
Societies; institutions; academies
Astronomy
Zoology
Natural history
People
Bessel, Friedrich Wilhelm
Laplace, Pierre Simon
Gray, John Edward
Van Arsdale, Robert
Gunther, Albert
Wöhler, Friedrich
Places
British Isles
Great Britain
India
Russia
Australia
Times
19th century
18th century
20th century
20th century, early
Institutions
British Museum. Natural History
Zoological Society of London
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