Comets

2000
Schechner, Sara J. “The Many Facets of Halley: Review of Edmond Halley: Charting the Heavens and Seas, by Alan Cook.” Journal for the History of Astronomy 31, no. 2 (2000): 73-74. Read at SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Schechner, Sara J. “Comets and Meteors.” In The History of Science and Religion in the Western Tradition: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 2000.
1997
Comets, Popular Culture, and the Birth of Modern Cosmology
Schechner, Sara J. Comets, Popular Culture, and the Birth of Modern Cosmology. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997. Princeton
1994
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “From Heaven's Alarm to Public Appeal: Comets and the Rise of Astronomy at Harvard.” History of Physics Newsletter 5, no. 5 (1994): 86.
1992
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Review of Comets: A Chronological History of Observation, Science, Myth, and Folklore, by Donald K. Yeomans.” Isis 83 (1992): 468-469.
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “Comets and Their Malevolence. Review of The Origin of Comets, by M. E. Bailey, S. V. M. Clube, and W. M. Napier.” Journal for the History of Astronomy 23 (1992): 215-217. Read at SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “From Heaven's Alarm to Public Appeal: Comets and the Rise of Astronomy at Harvard.” In Science at Harvard University: Historical Perspectives, 28-54. Bethlehem: Lehigh University Press, 1992. schechner_comets_and_rise_of_astronomy_at_harvard_1992.pdf
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Devils’ Hells and Astronomers’ Heavens: Religion, Method, and Popular Culture in Speculations about Life on Comets.” In The Invention of Physical Science: Intersections of Mathematics, Theology and Natural Philosophy since the Seventeenth Century. Essays in Honor of Erwin N. Hiebert, 3-26. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992. schechner_devils_hells_astronomers_heavens_1992.pdf
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “Astronomical Imagery in a Passage of Homer.” Journal for the History of Astronomy 23 (1992): 293-298. Read at SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
1990
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Blazing Stars, Open Minds, and Loosened Purse Strings: Astronomical Research and Its Early Cambridge Audience.” In Two Astronomical Anniversaries: HCO & SAO. Chalfont St. Giles, England: Science History Publications for the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 1990.
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Newton and the Ongoing Teleological Role of Comets.” In Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: A Longer View of Newton and Halley, 299-311. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.
1988
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “Blazing Stars, Open Minds, and Loosened Purse Strings: Astronomical Research and Its Early Cambridge Audience.” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 20, no. 4 (1988): 947.
1986
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “Bearded Stars in Science and Satire.” The Adler Planetarium Newsletter, 1986.
1985
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “Three Harbingers of Halley's Comet. Essay review of The Mystery of Comets, by Fred L. Whipple, Comet, by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan, and Fire and Ice: A History of Comets in Art, by Roberta J. M. Olson.” The Chicago Tribune Book World, 1985.
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “Fear and Frolic in 1910: Chicago's Reaction to Halley's Comet.” The Adler Planetarium Newsletter, 1985.
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Comets, Teleology, and the Relationship of Chemistry to Cosmology in Newton's Thought.” Annali dell'Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza di Firenze 10, no. 2 (1985): 31-65.
1984
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “The Teleological Role of Comets in 17th and 18th Century Natural Philosophy.” Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society 16, no. 2 (1984): 476-477.
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “Past Sightings of Comet Halley.” The Adler Planetarium Newsletter, 1984.