Monday, August 24, 2020

Instruments - Observations - Theories: Studies in the History of Astronomy in Honor of James Evans

Instruments - Observations - Theories: Studies in the History of Astronomy in Honor of James Evans
Jones, Alexander  and Carman, Christián  (editors)
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00. Preface.pdfChristián Carman Preface112.96 kBAdobe PDF
01. Thorndike.pdfAlan Thorndike Triangular Gear Teeth809.18 kBAdobe PDF
02. Iversen.pdfPaul Iversen The Antikythera Mechanism, Rhodes, and Epeiros740.84 kBAdobe PDF
03. Seiradakis.pdfJ. H. Seiradakis Is there a connection between the 1897 Cretan Revolt and the discovery of the Antikythera Shipwreck?1.29 MBAdobe PDF
04. Savoie.pdfDenis Savoie Three examples of ancient “universal” portable sundials4.93 MBAdobe PDF
05. Schaldach.pdfKarlheinz Schaldach Buchner’s findings at the Horologium1.09 MBAdobe PDF
06. Hannah.pdfRobert Hannah Putting the astronomy back into Greek calendrics: the parapegma of Euctemon403.55 kBAdobe PDF
07. Lehoux.pdfDaryn Lehoux Image, Text, and Pattern: Reconstructing Parapegmata3.27 MBAdobe PDF
08. Duke.pdfDennis W Duke The Equant in India Redux1.12 MBAdobe PDF
09. Swerdlow.pdfN. M. Swerdlow A curiosity: Did Ptolemy see Uranus?296.56 kBAdobe PDF
10. Jones.pdfAlexander Jones Limits of observation and pseudoempirical arguments in Ptolemy’s Harmonics and Almagest807.05 kBAdobe PDF
11. Carman.pdfChristián Carman On the distances of the sun and moon according to Hipparchus1.78 MBAdobe PDF
12. Steele.pdfJ. M. Steele Geminos and Babylonian Astronomy140.06 kBAdobe PDF
13. Sidoli.pdfNathan Sidoli Mathematical discourse in philosophical authors: Examples from Theon of Smyrna and Cleomedes on mathematical astronomy228.24 kBAdobe PDF
14. Ragep.pdfF. Jamil Ragep The Origins of the Ṭūsī-Couple Revisited1.15 MBAdobe PDF
15. Berggren.pdfJ. L. Berggren What every young astronomer needs to know about spherical astronomy: Jābir ibn Aflaḥ’s “Preliminaries” to his Improvement of the Almagest685.97 kBAdobe PDF
16. Lerner.pdfMichel-Pierre Lerner Traduttore-traditore: Thomas Digges as Translator and Interpreter of Copernicus’ Cosmology in De revolutionibus190.8 kBAdobe PDF
17. Gingerich.pdfOwen Gingerich Gallucci’s pseudo Copernican equatorium, Venice, 15933.66 MBAdobe PDF
18. Hoskin.pdfMichael Hoskin The Georgian Star161.03 kBAdobe PDF
Instruments Observations Theories.pdfEntire book21.13 MBAdobe PDF
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