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Prof. James Arthur Bennett
Former Board Member

"The PhysicsEstoire prize was awarded to Jim Bennett on 19 October 2018. The ceremony took place during the Joint 3rd International Conference on the History of Physics, organised under the auspices of the European Physical Society" in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain [3].

Publications:

  1. J. Bennett, Navigation: a very short introduction, Oxford University Press (2017)

  2. J. Bennett, S. Talas, Cabinets of experimental philosophy in eighteenth-century Europe, Brill (2013)

  3. J. Bennett, London's Leonardo: the life and work of Robert Hooke, Oxford University Press (2003)

  4. J. Bennett, S. Mandelbrote, The garden, the ark, the tower, the temple : biblical metaphors of knowledge in early modern Europe, Oxford (1998)

  5. J. Bennett, D. Meli, Sphaera mundi : astronomy books in the Whipple Museum, 1478-1600 (1994)

  6. R. Anderson, J. Bennett, W. Ryan, Making instruments count : essays on historical scientific instruments presented to Gerard L'Estrange Turner (1993)

  7. J. Bennett, Empires of physics: a guide to the exhibition, Cambridge (1993)

  8. J. Bennett, Church, state, and astronomy in Ireland: 200 years of Armagh Observatory, the Queen's University of Belfast (1990)

  9. J. Bennett, The divided circle: a history of instruments for astronomy, navigation, and surveying, Oxford (1987)

  10. J. Bennett, The mathematical science of Christopher Wren, Cambridge University Press (1982)

References

  1. Personal website

  2. Personal website

  3. P. M. Schuster, 3rd International Conference of History of Physics, e-EPS, 20 November 2018; Europhysics news (2018)

Created: 24 February 2017
Updated: 4 December 2018

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