The Northern Light in Scandinavia During the Eighteenth Century
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.
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