Publications

1996
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Tools for Teaching and Research: John Prince, the Deerfield Academy, and Educational Reform in the Early Republic.” Rittenhouse: Journal of the Scientific Instrument Enterprise 10 (1996): 97-120. schechner_john_prince_rittenhouse_10_iss_40_1996.pdf
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.
1993
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Review of The Lord of Uraniborg: A Biography of Tycho Brahe, by Victor E. Thoren.” History of European Ideas 17 (1993): 690-691.
1992
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Review of From Pleasure and Profit to Science and Security: Etienne Lenoir and the Transformation of Precision Instrument-Making in France, 1760-1830, by A. J. Turner.” Isis 83 (1992): 141-142.
Schechner-Genuth, Sara. “Review of Le Citoyen Lenoir: Scientific Instrument Making in Revolutionary France, by J. A. Bennett.” Isis 83 (1992): 141-142.
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
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “Biography of Maskelyne. Review of Nevil Maskelyne: The Seaman's Astronomer, by Derek Howse.” Journal for the History of Astronomy 21 (1990): 380-381. Read at SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
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. “Blazing Stars, Open Minds, and Loosened Purse Strings: Astronomical Research and Its Early Cambridge Audience.” Journal for the History of Astronomy 21 (1990): 9-20.
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.
1989
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “A Reflecting Circle by Lenoir.” Annual Report of the Adler Planetarium, 1989, 2 (cover story).
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.
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “A Mariner's Astrolabe from the Atocha.” Annual Report of the Adler Planetarium, 1988, 2 (cover story).
1987
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “Nineteenth Century Scientific Apparatus. Review of Pike's Illustrated Catalogue of Scientific & Medical Instruments, by Benjamin Pike, Jr.Journal for the History of Astronomy 18 (1987): 140-141.
Genuth, Sara Schechner. “An Astronomical Ring by Gualterus Arsenius.” Annual Report of the Adler Planetarium, 1987, 2 (cover story).

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