Transport phenomena: Space and visibility in Victorian physics

@article{Schaffer2012TransportPS,
  title={Transport phenomena: Space and visibility in Victorian physics},
  author={S. Schaffer},
  journal={Early Popular Visual Culture},
  year={2012},
  volume={10},
  pages={71 - 91}
}
  • S. Schaffer
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Early Popular Visual Culture
  • A range of image machines, including projectors, cameras, spark devices and cinematographs, were important resources in later Victorian physics. These devices were not solely used to display the backstage results of physics experiments to a wider public, but were also investigative tools well within the scientific workplace: this science’s scope was widely understood as being defined by the scope of the visible, and changed when new kinds of visibility were introduced. An enterprise defined by… CONTINUE READING
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