Sara Jane Schechner

Sara Jane Schechner

Harvard University
Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments
Science Center 251c
1 Oxford Street
Cambridge 02138
Massachusetts (MA)
United States

Phone: +1 617-496-9542
Fax: +1 617-496-5932
Email: schechnfasharvardedu
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Last updated:
December 9, 2014

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  • Past Chair of Commission 41 WG Historical Instruments (2009-2012)
  • Past Member of Commission 41 History of Astronomy (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 41 WG Astronomy and World Heritage (2014-2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 41 WG Historical Instruments (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 41 WG Transits of Venus (2014-2015)

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