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Bigger eyes in a wider universe: The American understanding of Earth in outer space, 1893--1941

@inproceedings{Prosser2009BiggerEI,
  title={Bigger eyes in a wider universe: The American understanding of Earth in outer space, 1893--1941},
  author={J. W. Prosser},
  year={2009}
}
Bigger Eyes in a Wider Universe: The American Understanding of Earth in Outer Space, 1893-1941. (May 2009) Jodicus Wayne Prosser, B.S., Austin Peay State University; M.P.A., Murray State University Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Peter J. Hugill Between 1893 and 1941, the understanding of the Milky Way galaxy within the American culture changed from a sphere to a spiral and Earth’s location within it changed from the center to the periphery. These changes were based primarily upon scientific… Expand

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