Article ID: CBB000950332

Standard Needles (2008)

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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.
Journals
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
Publishers
New South Wales Univ. Press
Harcourt
Professional Surveyors Publishing Co.
Johns Hopkins University Press
Octavo Corp
Springer
Concepts
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Compasses
Colonialism
Institutionalization
Great Britain, colonies
Medicine and politics
People
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
Ancient
20th century
Places
New South Wales (Australia)
Australia
Great Britain
United States
China
Blue Mountains (New South Wales)
Institutions
National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)
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