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The pre-modern era of the ISM

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Dickey, JM, The pre-modern era of the ISM, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 10, (H16) pp. 572-573. ISSN 1743-9213 (2015) [Non Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.1017/S1743921314012216

Abstract

Abstract. The history of our understanding of the interstellar medium has a pre-modern era and an early-modern era. Several threads show continuity in observational approach and interpretation, reaching from the first decade of the last century to the present. The first 50 years were a period of pioneering work, done mostly by stellar astronomers, who chanced upon the ISM by a strange variety of pathways.

Item Details

Item Type:Non Refereed Article
Keywords:interstellar medium, history of science, galactic astronomy
Research Division:Physical Sciences
Research Group:Astronomical and Space Sciences
Research Field:Galactic Astronomy
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Author:Dickey, JM (Professor John Dickey)
ID Code:102295
Year Published:2015
Funding Support:Australian Research Council (DP110104101)
Deposited By:Office of the School of Natural Sciences
Deposited On:2015-08-11
Last Modified:2015-08-14
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