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Author Milutis, Joe.

Title Ether : the nothing that connects everything / Joe Milutis
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 208 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: superflux of sky -- Part I. Radiance and intellect. Paradigm lost: ether and the metaphysics of pop science -- Holy science, film, and the end of ether -- Part II. The lovely intangibles. Radio, ether, and the avant-garde -- Ether underground: the postwar representation of outer space -- Conclusion: visualizing networks, selling transcendence
Summary In Ether, the histories of the unseen merge with discussions of the technology of electromagnetism. Navigating more than three hundred years of the ether's cultural and artistic history, Joe Milutis reveals its continuous reinvention and tangible impact without ever losing sight of its ephemeral, elusive nature. The true meaning of ether, Milutis suggests, may be that it can never be fully grasped
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-195) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ether (Space) -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816646449 (acid-free paper)
0816697647 (electronic bk.)
9780816646449 (acid-free paper)
9780816697649 (electronic bk.)