Article ID: CBB001320530

Annual Invitation Lecture: Spectacular Science through the Magic Lantern (2013)


Description On the use of magic lanterns in the 19th century as entertainment and as an aid to describe scientific discoveries, such as those of Michael Faraday and John Henry Pepper at the Royal Polytechnic Institution.

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Authors & Contributors
Mills, Allan A.
Hsiang-Fu, Huang
Brenni, Paolo
Faraday, Michael
Vermeir, Koen
Cavicchi, Elizabeth
Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society
History of Science
British Journal for the History of Science
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
Taiwanese Journal for Studies of Science, Technology, and Medicine
World Scientific
Four Courts Press
Cambridge University Press
Oxford University Press
The MIT Press
Public understanding of science
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Magic lanterns
Science and entertainment; science and spectacle
Faraday, Michael
Volta, Alessandro
Kircher, Athanasius
Buckland, William
Pepper, John Henry
Tyndall, John
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
20th century
20th century, early
Great Britain
United States
Università di Pavia
Royal Institution of Great Britain
National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)
Royal Observatory Greenwich

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