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Record #174529:

The public's changing interpretation of the aurora / Wilfried Schröder.

Title: The public's changing interpretation of the aurora / Wilfried Schröder.
Author(s): Schröder, Wilfried.
Date: 2005.
In: Eos : transactions, American Geophysical Union. (2005.), Vol. 86(47) (2005)
Abstract: Examines historical explanations for aurora borealis, with reference to aurora of 17 March 1716, widely observed across Europe. Traces basis for public fears of aurora as omens and describes how scientist Christian von Wolff developed first rational explanation of optical phenomena.
Notes:

Eos : transactions, American Geophysical Union. Vol. 86(47) :487 (2005).

Keywords: 113/119 -- Attitudes to nature.
5(091) -- History of science.
551.593 -- Atmosphere, optical phenomena.
551.594.5 -- Aurora, airglow.
92 -- Biographies: Wolff, Christian von.
93"17" -- Eighteenth century.
D -- Atmospheric sciences.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(4) -- Europe.
SPRI record no.: 174529

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