Article ID: CBB499747193

The Brussels-Chile Connection: Reminiscences of a scientist friend (2018)

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This paper is set in the context of Hilmar W. Duerbeck's passage at the University of Brussels, where for several years he was appointed as an unpaid senior scientist. As such, he became a de facto jury member for PhD theses in observational astronomy. This position also facilitated observational access to the ESO La Silla observatory. He was also the initiator of a PhD thesis project on the history of astronomical photometry at Darwin College, Cambridge (UK).

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Authors & Contributors
Dick, Wolfgang R.
Sterken, Christiaan
James Evans
Tsvetkova, Katya P.
Thiesen, Stefan
Tsvetkov, Milcho K.
Journals
Acta Historica Astronomiae
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Journal of Social History
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Publishers
Cambridge University Press
Concepts
Astronomy
Eulogies
Biographies
Historians of science, modern
Obituaries
Lectures
People
Duerbeck, Hilmar W.
Seitter, Waltraut C.
Whipple, Robert S
Nolte, Michael
Bruch, Albert
Bennett, Jim
Time Periods
21st century
20th century, late
20th century
20th century, early
19th century
Places
Germany
United Kingdom
Brussels (Belgium)
Institutions
University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Universität Münster
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
University of Chicago
American Philosophical Society
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