Publications by Type: Book Chapter

1999
Schechner, Sara J. “Brown, Joseph.” In American National Biography. Cary, NC: Oxford University Press, 1999.
1998
Schechner, Sara J. “Armillary Sphere.” In Instruments of Science: A Historical Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1998.
Schechner, Sara J. “Looking Back to the Beginning: The AAS at 100.” In American Astronomical Society 1999 Membership Directory–The Centennial Year, 2-3. Washington, DC: American Astronomical Society, 1998.
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “Astrolabes: A Cross-Cultural and Social Perspective.” In Western Astrolabes, 2-25. Chicago: Adler Planetarium, 1998. astrolabes_cross-cultural_1998_schechner.pdf
1997
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Sundials.” In History of Astronomy: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1997.
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Octant.” In History of Astronomy: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1997.
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Mural Quadrant.” In History of Astronomy: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1997.
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Globes, Celestial.” In History of Astronomy: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1997.
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Cross-Staff.” In History of Astronomy: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1997.
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Constellations.” In History of Astronomy: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1997.
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Atlases, Astronomical.” In History of Astronomy: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1997.
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Astrolabe.” In History of Astronomy: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1997.
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Armillary Sphere.” In History of Astronomy: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1997.
1992
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
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.
1982
Schechner, Sara J. “John Prince and Early American Scientific Instrument Making.” In Sibley's Heir: A Volume in Memory of Clifford Kenyon Shipton, 431-503. Boston: Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1982.

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