Department of History
University of California, Irvine
Instructor: Dr. Barbara J. Becker
Week 7. The New Astronomy.
Supplementary readings for Week 7's lectures include:
excerpts from "Spectroscopy
and the Rise of Astrophysics" by Barbara J. Becker. In La Storia della Scienza, Vol. VII: L'Ottocento (2003), S. Petruccioli, ed., pp. 265-281. Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.
the Myth of the Able Assistant: Margaret and William Huggins
at Work in the Tulse Hill Observatory" (1992), by Barbara J. Becker [a
version of this paper appeared in Creative Couples in Science (1996),
Helena Pycior, Nancy Slack, and Pnina Abir-Am, eds.]