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A Favorite Abode of Science:

Santa Clara College and the Pursuit of Scientific Knowledge, 1851-1900

 
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Optics and Heat
 
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Optics & Heat
The study of optics and heat was enhanced by several scientific intstruments allowing students to examine properties of light, vision and temperature. The above prints show a spectrometer and a Kinnersley thermometer in use.

Images courtesy of "Historical Physics Teaching Apparatus" http://physics.kenyon.edu/EarlyApparatus ©2003 - Permission to reproduce any portion of the exhibit A Favorite Abode of Science is strictly prohibited. Back to Image Index  »
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