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Jimena Canales
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  1. Desired Machines: Cinema and the World in Its Own Image.Jimena Canales - 2011 - Science in Context 24 (3):329-359.
  2. A Number of Scenes in a Badly Cut Film" : Observation in the Age of Strobe.Jimena Canales - 2011 - In Lorraine Daston & Elizabeth Lunbeck (eds.), Histories of Scientific Observation. University of Chicago Press.
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    Photogenic Venus.Jimena Canales - 2002 - Isis 93:585-613.
    During the late nineteenth century, scientists around the world disagreed as to the types of instruments and methods that should be used for determining the most important constant of celestial mechanics: the solar parallax. Venus’s 1874 transit across the sun was seen as the best opportunity for ending decades of debate. However, a mysterious “black drop” that appeared between Venus and the sun and individual differences in observations of the phenomenon brought traditional methods into disrepute. To combat these difficulties, the (...)
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    The Single Eye: Re-Evaluating Ancien Régime Science.Jimena Canales - 2001 - History of Science 39 (1):71-94.
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    Arnaud Maillet. The Claude Glass: Use and Meaning of the Black Mirror in Western Art. Translated by Jeff Fort. 300 Pp., Illus., Table, Index. New York: Zone Books, 2004. $26.95. [REVIEW]Jimena Canales - 2006 - Isis 97 (1):149-150.
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    Photogenic Venus.Jimena Canales - 2002 - Isis 93 (4):585-613.
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    Chris Otter, The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800–1910. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2008. Pp. X+382. ISBN 978-0-226-64077-8. £13.00. [REVIEW]Jimena Canales - 2009 - British Journal for the History of Science 42 (2):305.
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