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Science and the instrument-maker

Thomas Parke Hughes

Science and the instrument-maker

Michelson, Sperry, and the speed of light

by Thomas Parke Hughes

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Michelson, Albert Abraham, 1852-1931.,
    • Sperry, Elmer Ambrose, 1860-1930.,
    • Light -- Speed -- Measurement.,
    • Physicists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementThomas Parke Hughes.
      SeriesSmithsonian studies in history and technology ; no. 37, Smithsonian studies in history and technology ;, no. 37.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC407 .H83
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 18 p. :
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5017099M
      LC Control Number76619433

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History. Historically, the definition of a scientific instrument has varied, based on usage, laws, and historical time period. Before the mid-nineteenth century such tools were referred to as "natural philosophical" or "philosophical" apparatus and instruments, and older tools from antiquity to the Middle Ages (such as the astrolabe and pendulum clock) defy a more modern definition of "a tool.

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Science and the Instrument-maker MICHELSON, SPERRY, AND THE SPEED OF LIGHT Thomas Parke Hughes INTRODUCTION Science is popularly conceived of as a cerebral activity. The image of Einstein superimposed upon a background of esoteric notation dominated by the formula E = mc^ has become an item of popular culture.

Jesse Ramsden was one of the most prominent manufacturers of scientific instruments in the latter half of the eighteenth century. To own a Ramsden instrument, be it one of his great theodolites or one of the many sextants and barometers produced at his London workshop, was to own not only an instrument of incredible accuracy and great practical use, but also a thing of beauty.

In this, the. Casella, L. is listed as ‘Scientific Instrument Maker to the Admiralty’ on the title page of his Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue of Surveying, Philosophical, Mathematical, Optical, Photographic, and Standard Meteorological Instruments, London,   An instrument maker then tests the instrument to ensure it is effective, reliable, and accurate for whatever tasks it is designed to accomplish.

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