Más allá de la vitrina: La historia de los instrumentos científicos


  • Katharine Anderson York University. Canadá

Palabras clave:

instrumentos científicos, cultura material, museos, métodos


La historia de la ciencia desde siempre e interesó por los instrumentos científicos, sin embargo, en los últimos años, hubo un cambio en lo que concierne al carácter y alcance de ese interés. Para ilustrar las posibilidades de un análisis centrado en los artefactos, este trabajo presenta dos ejemplos: un espectroscopio de 1870 y una balanza geofísica de torsión. Ellos nos permiten mostrar cómo los temas de la historia de la ciencia contemporánea se cruzan con los debates alrededor de los instrumentos y la cultura material, incluyendo aquellos problemas ligados a su exhibición.


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Anderson, K. (2013). Más allá de la vitrina: La historia de los instrumentos científicos. Revista Electrónica De Fuentes Y Archivos, (4), 34–46. Recuperado a partir de https://revistas.unc.edu.ar/index.php/refa/article/view/34022