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    Introduction: The Laboratory of Nature – Science in the Mountains.Charlotte Bigg, David Aubin & Philipp Felsch - 2009 - Science in Context 22 (3):311-321.
    “Today I made the ascent of the highest mountain in this region, which for good reasons is called Ventosum, guided only by the desire to see the extraordinary altitude of the place”. Petrarch's ascent of the Mont Ventoux in 1336, or rather his account of it, established the mountain as a distinctive place for experiencing and understanding nature and self. Since then, the mountain has been sought out in increasing numbers by those pursuing spiritual elevation, bodily exertion, and/or scientific investigation. (...)
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    The spatial inscription of science in the twentieth century.Andrée Bergeron & Charlotte Bigg - forthcoming - History of Science:007327532098839.
    With their landmark architectures, exhibitions and museums of science and technology partake in the spatial inscription of science in twentieth century landscapes. Unlike other beacons of progress, exhibitions and museums of science and technology double up, inside, as material arrangements of objects, visuals and texts aiming to confer meaning onto the modern world. They both embody and seek to order the spectacle of modernity while often being deployed with the aim of promoting particular visions of social and material progress. An (...)
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    A visual history of Jean Perrin's Brownian motion curves.Charlotte Bigg - 2011 - In Lorraine Daston & Elizabeth Lunbeck (eds.), Histories of Scientific Observation. University of Chicago Press.
  4. Communicating science, mediating presence: reflections on the present, past and future of conferencing.Charlotte Bigg - 2023 - British Journal for the History of Science 56 (4):567-577.
    The move online of almost all meetings in 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic threw into sharp relief the taken-for-granted centrality of conferences within scientific culture. While its impact on science has yet to be fully grasped, for the authors of this special issue, this situation held heuristic power for understanding the meanings and functions, now and historically, of international scientific conferencing. Ongoing discussions in the academic world about the pros and cons of virtual meetings bring out the (...)
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    The art of gathering: histories of international scientific conferences.Charlotte Bigg, Jessica Reinisch, Geert Somsen & Sven Widmalm - 2023 - British Journal for the History of Science 56 (4):423-433.
    Hundreds of thousands of conferences have taken place since their first appearance in the late eighteenth century, yet the history of science has often treated them as stages for scientific practice, not as the play itself. Drawing on recent work in the history of science and of international relations, the introduction to this special issue suggests avenues for exploring the phenomenon of the international scientific conference, broadly construed, by highlighting the connected dimensions of communication, sociability and international relations. It lays (...)
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    A LEX S OOJUNG -K IM P ANG, Empire and the Sun: Victorian Solar Eclipse Expeditions. Writing Science. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002. Pp. xii+196. ISBN 0-8047-3926-9. £16.95. [REVIEW]Charlotte Bigg - 2006 - British Journal for the History of Science 39 (1):134-135.
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    John L. Heilbron , The Oxford Guide to the History of Physics and Astronomy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. xxi+358. ISBN 0-19-517198-5. $35.00. [REVIEW]Charlotte Bigg - 2007 - British Journal for the History of Science 40 (4):614-615.
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    Jean-Claude Pont . Le destin douloureux de Walther Ritz : Physicien théoricien de génie. 264 pp., illus., app., bibl. Sion: Archives de l'Etat du Valais, 2012. SFr 45. [REVIEW]Charlotte Bigg - 2015 - Isis 106 (1):201-202.
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    Lauren Redniss. Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout. 208 pp., illus., bibl. New York: HarperCollins, 2010. $29.99. [REVIEW]Charlotte Bigg - 2013 - Isis 104 (1):179-180.
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    Roger Hutchins, British University Observatories 1772–1939. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, 2008. Pp. xxiii+533. ISBN 978-0-7546-3250-4. £65.00. [REVIEW]Charlotte Bigg - 2010 - British Journal for the History of Science 43 (4):612-612.
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