Mechanics and mathematicians: George Biddell Airy and the social tensions in constructing time at Parliament, 1845–1860

Gillin, EJ orcid.org/0000-0001-9449-9292 (2020) Mechanics and mathematicians: George Biddell Airy and the social tensions in constructing time at Parliament, 1845–1860. History of Science, 58 (3). pp. 301-325. ISSN 0073-2753

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Keywords: Mathematics, mechanics, horology, George Biddell Airy, models, Victorian science, Westminster Clock, social class, Greenwich time, clockmaking
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  • Published: September 2020
  • Published (online): 21 October 2019
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures (Leeds) > School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2020 13:21
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2020 12:24
Status: Published
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1177/0073275319879279

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