Kew Observatory And The Evolution Of Victorian Science, 1840-1910
de Lee T. Macdonald
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Explores the extraordinary story of this important scientific institution as it rose to prominence during the Victorian era. This book offers fresh new insights into key historical issues in nineteenth-century science: the patronage of science; relations between science and government; the evolution of the observatory sciences; and the origins and early years of the National Physical Laboratory.