The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivaled collection of historic scientific instruments, occupies a special position both in the study of the history of science and in the development of western culture and collecting. In this course you will get inside of the museum.
This course focus on topic like Oxford Philosophical Society and Royal Society, Mercator, the man who mapped the planet, calendar and clocks in the French revolution, astrology, medicine and quackery in Elizabethan England etc.
This course does not involve any written exams. Students need to answer 5 assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Each answer needs to be 200 words (1 Page). Once the answers are submitted, the tutor will check and assess the work.
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Course Credit: University of Oxford
|Telescopes Now Lecture 1: The William Herschel and the Hubble telescopes
|Telescopes Now Lecture 2: Jodrell Bank, the Lovell Telescope and e-MERLIN
|Telescopes Now Lecture 3: The Gemini Telescopes
|Telescopes Now Lecture 4: The Pierre Auger Observatory
|The Museum of the History of Science: An Introduction
|Radio Manufacturing in the Interwar Years
|Interview: Peter Scott on Marconi and Radio Manufacturing
|Al-Mizan: Mapping the Earth in Medieval Islam
|Al-Mizan: Astrolabes in Cultural Context
|Crackpots and Eggheads: Eccentricity in Natural History
|From Alligator Wrestling to Fossil Skeletons: Scientific Eccentricity in the Early 19th Century
|Simon Forman: astrology, Medicine and Quackery in Elizabethan England
|Mercator: The Man who Mapped the Planet
|Decimalising Time: Calendar and Clocks in the French Revolution
|Stormy Weather: Exploring Atmospheres in the Outer Solar System
|The Invention of Clouds
|Body Clocks, Sleep and Light
|Who’s to Blame for the Weather?
|The Oxford Philosophical Society and the Royal Society: a meeting of minds?
|Submit Your Assignment
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