El rastro del cometa Halley: Circulación y legitimación del saber astronómico en Chile (1910)

Verónica Ramírez Errázuriz, Patricio Leyton Alvarado

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This article describes how theories related to the passage of Halley’s Comet in 1910 circulated at a local and global level, and how they affected the legitimization process of astronomical experts and the development of scientific audiences in Chile. Likewise, this article demonstrates that the transit of this knowledge was produced through the deployment of an editorial market during this period that was dedicated to the celestial phenomenon.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)247-278
Number of pages32
JournalHistoria (Chile)
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jun 2021
Externally publishedYes

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