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    The History and Philosophy of Astrobiology.David Dunér, Joel Pathermore, Erik Persson & Gustav Holmberg (eds.) - 2013 - Cambridge Scholars Press.
    Human beings have wondered about the stars since the dawn of the species. Does life exist out there – intelligent life, even – or are we alone? The quest for life in the universe touches on fundamental hopes and fears. It touches on the essence of what it means to formulate a theory, grasp a concept, and have an imagination. This book traces the history of the science of this area and the development of new schools in philosophy. Its essays (...)
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    Mechanizing the astronomer's vision: On the role of photography in Swedish astronomy, c.1880–1914.Gustav Holmberg - 1996 - Annals of Science 53 (6):609-616.
    The beginnings of photographic astronomy in Sweden are taken as a case study of the incorporation of a new scientific technology. The introduction of photography during the late nineteenth century profoundly changed the way astronomers worked. Observational material became more mobile; photographic plates could be examined at a later date or transported to another location. Photography was presented in a rhetorical language, making it a truly objective way of observing the sky. The new technology was developed at the leading observatories, (...)
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  3. The production and distribution of synchronized time in Sweden, 1850-1914.Gustav Holmberg - 2022 - In Anders Ekström & Staffan Bergwik (eds.), Times of history, times of nature: temporalization and the limits of modern knowledge. New York: Berghahn.
     
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  4. The production and distribution of synchronized time in Sweden, 1850-1914.Gustav Holmberg - 2022 - In Anders Ekström & Staffan Bergwik (eds.), Times of history, times of nature: temporalization and the limits of modern knowledge. New York: Berghahn.
     
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    Taming tempests through telegraphy and media appearances: Science communication and the construction of a Swedish storm-warning system before the Great War.Gustav Holmberg - 2007 - Annals of Science 64 (1):77-91.
    Summary The aim of this paper is to explore relations between science and the public. Specifically, Swedish meteorology around 1900 and the rôle of media relations in the construction of a storm-warning system will be discussed. It is argued that science–public interaction can be a factor in the process of establishing priorities in science.
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    Alex Soojung‐Kim Pang. Empire and the Sun: Victorian Solar Eclipse Expeditions. xiv + 196 pp., illus., tables, index. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2002. $55 ; 21.95. [REVIEW]Gustav Holmberg - 2005 - Isis 96 (1):135-136.
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    Raimo Lehti;, Tapio Markkanen. History of Astronomy in Finland, 1828–1918. 269 pp., illus., bibl., indexes. Sastamala: Societas Scientiarum Fennica, 2010. €28. [REVIEW]Gustav Holmberg - 2013 - Isis 104 (2):408-409.
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