Article ID: CBB000950332

Standard Needles (2008)


Description Discusses an instrument used to check the alignment of compass needles in New South Wales.

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Authors & Contributors
Lee, Robert S.
Aczel, Amir D.
Bedini, Silvio A.
Jonkers, Art R. T.
Saunders, Shirley D.
Lock, Jeffrey D.
Health and History
Historical Records of Australian Science
Rittenhouse: Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise
Archives of Natural History
British Journal for the History of Science
Historia Mathematica
New South Wales Univ. Press
Professional Surveyors Publishing Co.
Johns Hopkins University Press
Octavo Corp
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Great Britain, colonies
Medicine and politics
Galilei, Galileo
Whitton, John
Brisbane, Thomas Makdougall
Lewin, John William
Hilbert, David
Mascheroni, Lorenzo
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
17th century
18th century
20th century
New South Wales (Australia)
Great Britain
United States
Blue Mountains (New South Wales)
National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)

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