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


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
Heizer, Alda
Van den Eeckhout, Patricia
Scholliers, Peter
Jähnert, Martin
Acta Historica Astronomiae
História, Ciências, Saúde---Manguinhos
Journal of Social History
Metascience: An International Review Journal for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science
Journal of Medical Biography
Cambridge University Press
Scientific expeditions
Duerbeck, Hilmar W.
Seitter, Waltraut C.
Collignon, Charles
Sterne, Lawrence
Nolte, Michael
Whipple, Robert S
Brussels (Belgium)
20th century, early
20th century, late
19th century
21st century
18th century
Universität Münster
University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Solvay Conferences
University of Cambridge (UK)
Whipple Museum of the History of Science

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