The making of extraordinary facts: authentication of singularities of nature at the Royal Society of London in the first half of the eighteenth century

@article{Costa2002TheMO,
  title={The making of extraordinary facts: authentication of singularities of nature at the Royal Society of London in the first half of the eighteenth century},
  author={Palmira Fontes da Costa},
  journal={Studies in History and Philosophy of Science},
  year={2002},
  volume={33},
  pages={265-288}
}
  • P. F. D. Costa
  • Published 1 June 2002
  • History
  • Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
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