"Parent-Duchatelet" returned 2 hits

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Author: Unknown
The Antikythera Mechanism is a unique Greek geared device, constructed around the end of the second century bc. It is known that it calculated and displayed celestial information, particularly cycles such as the phases of the moon and a luni-solar calendar.
Mediaitems: Antikythera, Antikythera mechanism, Antikythera front view
Category: Technology
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Author: Alexandre Jean Baptiste Parent-Duchatelet (1790-1836)
Extensive data tabulation, time series, and mapping of prostitutes in Paris
Mediaitems: English translation of On prostitution in the city of Paris, Duchatelet's map showing the distribution of prostitutes in Paris, Duchatelet's map showing the origins of prostitutes in Paris
Category: Statistics & Graphics