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Monday, 11 October 2004, 12:00AM
Barnard's Inn Hall

The Jacobean Space Programme - Wings, springs and gunpowder: flying to the moon from 17th century England

Professor Allan Chapman

An expert in the history of science, Allan Chapman is a past Visiting Gresham Professor and has appeared in numerous television programmes. His books include Gods in the Sky: Astronomy from the Ancients to the Enlightenment and The Victorian Amateur Astronomer.

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Allan Chapman is a British historian of science. Chapman has been based at Oxford University for most of his career, as a member of the Faculty of History, based at Wadham College. He is an accomplished lecturer and public speaker (including as visiting professor at Gresham College in London). In January 1994, he delivered the Royal Society history of science Wilkins Lecture, on the subject of Edmund Halley.

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11 October 2004

The Jacobean Space Programme - Wings, springs and gunpowder: flying to the moon from 17th century England
Professor Allan Chapman

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