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Where experiments end: Tabletop trials in Victorian astronomy (1995)

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Description On the development of the experimental approach in solar astronomy, especially two great Victorian debates--sunspot spectra (1860s) and solar energy (1880s).


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Authors & Contributors
Bartholomew, C. F.
Pang, Alex Soojung-Kim
Rothermel, Holly
Beer, Gillian
Powell, Corey Stevenson
Menzõ, György
Journals
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society
British Journal for the History of Science
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage
Publishers
World Scientific
Palgrave Macmillan
Vuibert
University of Chicago Press
Cornell University
University of Colorado at Boulder
Concepts
Sun
Astronomy
Photography
Solar astronomy
Chemistry
Spectroscopy
People
Nasmyth, James
Airy, George Biddell
De La Rue, Warren
Lane, Jonathan Homer
Löwith, Karl
Spencer, Herbert
Places
British Isles
Hungary
Great Britain
United States
Italy
Times
19th century
20th century
20th century, early
18th century
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