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This is a collection of (possibly somewhat) related things, places, people, concepts, etc. that came-up during class or an excursion.   
 
This is a collection of (possibly somewhat) related things, places, people, concepts, etc. that came-up during class or an excursion.   
 
* Camera Obscura - possibly used by Vermeer
 
* Camera Obscura - possibly used by Vermeer
 
** [http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/empire_seapower/vermeer_camera_01.shtml BBC article]
 
** [http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/empire_seapower/vermeer_camera_01.shtml BBC article]
 
** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camera_obscura Wikipedia article]
 
** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camera_obscura Wikipedia article]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drake_equation Drake's Equation] for estimating the number of detectable extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way galaxy. 
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* The American Association of Museums [[http://www.aam-us.org/aboutmuseums/abc.cfm FAQ] which contains visitor and funding statistics.

Revision as of 03:30, 3 February 2011

Random Items

This is a collection of (possibly somewhat) related things, places, people, concepts, etc. that came-up during class or an excursion.

  • Camera Obscura - possibly used by Vermeer
  • Drake's Equation for estimating the number of detectable extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way galaxy.
  • The American Association of Museums [FAQ which contains visitor and funding statistics.