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CDA Award 2022

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CDA Award 2022

A Collaborative Doctoral Award has been granted for research into the NLO Lantern Slide and Spectral Plate Collection. All potential PhD students are very welcome to apply for this project. Further details here: (4th project on this list)

"Imaging the Heavens: The Scientific and Cultural Significance of the Norman Lockyer Image Archive"   https://www.sww-ahdtp.ac.uk/prospective-students/apply/collaborative-doc...

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David Strange                                                                                                                                                                                NLO Chairman

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Hello David.

This sounds like a very intersting project/programme for someone. I hope the Zeiss Blink Comparator and the Hilger Plate measuring machine that I gave to NLO a couple of years ago (part of the return of the Mond Astrograph after Glyn Marsh's untimely passing) will be of use in this project.

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Hello Denis,

Hello Denis,

I shall certainly suggest them as part of the project. We have recently started a refurbishment of the NLO foyer and the next project is to set up the Mond as a special exhibit. Thanks for those nice photos!

David

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What a fascinating project.

What a fascinating project. Wouldn’t mind enrolling myself!

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I gave a recent talk to the

I gave a recent talk to the NLO History Group a few weeks ago showing a few scanned images from this lantern slide collection which gives an idea of what this project will involve: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O895siyOq7E&t=276s

David