Punch, 25 (1853), 155.
The Impertinence of Science
Astronomy, Instruments, Gender
Responds to news of the invention of a 'Lunarium', an instrument allowing close inspection of the lunar surface and determination of its age. Regards this interest in the age of a body which is 'a lady' to be 'impertinent'.
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