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The Northern Light in Scandinavia During the Eighteenth Century

  • Asgeir Brekke
  • Alv Egeland

Abstract

In 1708 a Swedish priest, Suno Arnelius (1681-1740) submitted to the University of Uppsala a manuscript bearing the Latin title Exercitium Philosophicum de Chasmatibus — a philosophical treatment of the northern light. Arnelius, however, never got the chance to defend his thesis.

Keywords

Solar Atmosphere Glass Ball National Pride Royal Swedish Academy Zodiacal Light 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Asgeir Brekke
    • 1
  • Alv Egeland
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Mathematical and Physical SciencesUniversity of TromsøTromsøNorway
  2. 2.Institute of PhysicsUniversity of OsloBlindern, Oslo 3Norway

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