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Astronomy

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 130 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

The Papers of Sir Martin Ryle

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RYLE
Scope and Contents The scientific papers and correspondence relate to Ryle's work both as an individual and his international interests. The material includes: papers on Ryle's wartime work for the Telecommunications Research Establishment; material from the Radio Astronomy Group at the Cavendish Laboratory, particularly on the development of Cambridge Radio Observatories; research notes and papers; papers relating to Ryle's anti-nuclear activism and interest in alternative forms of energy; publications and...
Dates: 1924 - 1998
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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'The Seattle Korean (?) Planisphere', 1974 - 1984-10-13

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/77
Scope and Contents The documents relate to Joseph Needham's purchase of a 'Chinese-style planisphere manuscript written in colour on silk' from the Wolbert family of Bellingham near Seattle, U.S.A.
Dates: 1974 - 1984-10-13
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"The sublime and the beautiful: images from deep space" chosen by Alex Boksenberg and arranged by Paul Richens, 2000-01 - 2000-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCAC/102/11/2/16
Scope and Contents Includes: information about sales of prints; publicity material including information about the Hubble telescope and images; postcards.
Dates: 2000-01 - 2000-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Hanging Committee papers are open.
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Two Chapters on Cosmography, c 1665-c 1727

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4005.5: 21-22
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers either in Newton's hand or concerning his life and work. Subjects covered include the Royal Society, education, cosmography, mechanics, mathematics, astronomy and shipbuilding.
Dates: c 1665-c 1727
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Volume of photographs re the Labrador Eclipse Expedition of 1905, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 205/2/5b
Scope and Contents Frontispiece . Eclipse Expedition ParticipantsPage 2: Photo 1. View of Dominion Observatory with inset portrait of J.S. Plaskett.Page 3: Photo 2. ‘Quebec’. View of city from across river. Credited photographer: Near.Page 3: Photo 3. ‘Before Leaving’. Informal group photo on deck aboard ship. Credited photographer: Marsh.Page 4: Photo 4. ‘Leaving the "King"’. Informal group photo on deck aboard ship. Credited photographer: Near.Page 4: Photo 5. ‘On the way home’....
Dates: 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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