Short CV/Education and training

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    BA Hons in Modern History, University of Oxford

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    MPhil, Ph.D. in History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge

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    Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

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    Wiss. Assistent, ETH Zurich

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    Senior Researcher, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centre Alexandre Koyré, Paris

Selected publications

  • The Heavens on Earth : Observatories and Astronomy in the Nineteenth Century, dir. D. Aubin, C. Bigg & H.O. Sibum, Duke University Press, 2010.

  • The Laboratory of Nature. Science in the Mountains – Mountains in Science, from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Century, dir. C. Bigg, D. Aubin & P. Felsch, Numéro spécial de la revue Science in Context 22 : 3, 2009.

  • Atombilder. Ikonografie des Atoms in Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit des 20. Jahrhunderts, dir. C. Bigg & J. Hennig, Wallstein Verlag, dir. C. Bigg & J. Hennig, Wallstein Verlag, 2009.

  • "Diagrams," Companion to the History of Science, dir. B. Lightman, Wiley-Blackwell, 2016, p. 557-571.

  • "Travelling scientist, circulating images and the making of the modern scientific journal: Norman Lockyer's visual communication of astrophysics in Nature." Nuncius 30/3, 2015.

  • "Sciences du portrait céleste," Tout ce que le ciel permet (en cinéma, peinture, photographie et vidéo), dir. Barbara Le Maitre & Bruno Nassim Aboudrar, collection Théorème nr. 24, Presses de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2015, p. 119-126.

  • (avec Andrée Bergeron) "D'ombres et de lumières. L'Exposition de 1937 et les premières années du Palais de la découverte au prisme du transnational". Revue Germanique Internationale 21, 2015, p. 187-206.

  • "Le siècle de l’atome en images", Histoire des sciences et des savoirs, vol. 3: Le Siècle des technosciences, dir. C. Bonneuil & D. Pestre, Paris, Seuil, 2015, p. 167-185.

  • (avec Kurt Vanhoutte) "On the border between performance, science and the digital: The embodied orrery," International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 10/2, 2014

  • "Representing the experimental atom", Objects of chemical inquiry, dir. U. Klein & C. Reinhardt, Science History Publications, 2014, p. 171-202. Traduction française abrégée: "Représentations de l’atome et visualisations de la réalité moléculaire," La Revue de la Bibliothèque nationale et universitaire de Strasbourg, 6, 2012, p. 32-41
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Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of Council, British Society for the History of Science, 2012 – 2015

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