Heavens on Earth: Observatories and Astronomy in Nineteenth-Century Science and Culture

Heavens on Earth: Observatories and Astronomy in Nineteenth-Century Science and Culture

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Published On
2010
ISBN
1283036584
ISBN13
9781283036580
"The Heavens on Earth" explores the place of the observatory in nineteenth-century science and culture. Astronomy was a core pursuit for observatories, but usually not the only one. It belonged to a larger group of "observatory sciences" that also included geodesy, meteorology, geomagnetism, and ev ...more

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