JOURNAL OF ASTRONOMICAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE


Volume 20

Vol. 20 No. 1



Mar/Apr 2017

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Papers




Is the Universe expanding? Fritz Zwicky and the early tired-light hypothesis


Helge Kragh


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Apianus’ latitude volvelles – how were they made?


Lars Gilsén


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Scientists of the Gwansang-gam. 1: Observers of Comet 1P/Halley in 1759


Nha Il-Seong, Oh Wan-Tak, Oh Yong-Hae, and Nha Sarah


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Cook, Green, Maskelyne and the 1769 transit of Venus: the legacy of the Tahitian observations


Wayne Orchiston

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The principal time balls of New Zealand


Roger Kinns


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The history of low frequency radio astronomy in Australia. 7: Philip Hamilton, Raymond Haynes and the University of Tasmania’s Penna Field Station near Hobart


Martin George, Wayne Orchiston, and Richard Wielebinski


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Highlighting the history of Japanese radio astronomy. 5: The 1950 Osaka solar grating array proposal


Harry Wendt, Wayne Orchiston, Masato Ishiguro, and Tsuko Nakamura


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On the history of the Argument from Design in astronomy


Reception and dissemination of American amateur telescope making in Sweden


Book Reviews (all)


Alan H. Batten



Johan Kärnfelt

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Sternbilder des Mittelalters und der Renaissance: Der gemalte Himmel zwischen Wissenschaft und Phantasie, Volume 2 by Dieter Blume, Mechthild Haffner, and Wolfgang Metzger


Marion Dolan


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The Complex Itinerary of Leibniz’s Planetary Theory by Paulo Bussotti


Nicholas Rescher


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Science: Antiquity & Its Legacy by Philippa Lang


Clifford J. Cunningham


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The Invention of the Achromatic and Aplanatic Lens With Special Regard to the Role Played by Samuel Klingenstierna by N.V.E. Nordenmark and Johan Nordström

Wayne Orchiston

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