The heavens on earth : observatories and astronomy in nineteenth-century science and culture / edited by David Aubin, Charlotte Bigg, and H. Otto Sibum
- Science and cultural theory
- The astronomical capital of the world : Pulkovo Observatory in the Russia of Tsar Nicholas I / Simon Werrett -- The Jesuit on the roof : observatory sciences, metaphysics, and nation building / Massimo Mazzotti -- Eclipse politics in France and Thailand, 1868 / David Aubin -- Keeping the books at Paramatta Observatory / Simon Schaffer -- Training seafarers in astronomy : methods, naval schools, and naval observatories in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century France / Guy Boistel -- Astronomy as military science the case of Sweden, ca. 1800/1850 / Sven Widmalm -- Geodesy and map making in France and Algeria : between army officers and observatory scientists / Martina Schiavon -- Michelson and the observatory : physics and the astronomical community in late-nineteenth-century America / Richard Staley -- Even the tools will be free : Humboldt's romantic technologies / John Tresch -- "I thought this might be of interest--" : the observatory as public enterprise / Theresa Levitt -- Staging the heavens : astrophysics and popular astronomy in the late nineteenth century / Charlotte Bigg -- The Berlin Urania, Humboldtian cosmology, and the public / Ole Molvig.
- 9780822346289 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822346281 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822346401 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822346400 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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