Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2010 - Science - 174 pages
This 7th volume in the Artefacts series_a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution, the Deutches Museum, and the London Science Museum_looks at a number of significant instruments that were created to serve various scientific purposes. The contributors examine the roles these instruments played both as scientific devices developed to advance our knowledge of the world and as cultural artifacts manufactured and used in specific settings.
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