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Scientific Life in France at the Time of Arago

  • James Lequeux
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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 421)

Abstract

Arago presents the details of the photographic process of Daguerre at the public meeting of the Academy of Sciences and of the Academy of Fine Arts on 19 August 1839. Private collection.

Keywords

Nineteenth Century Eighteenth Century French Revolution Paris Observatory Foreign Colleague 
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References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • James Lequeux
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  1. 1.Paris ObservatoryParisFrance

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