Dr. Gaye Danışan is an Assistant Professor at the Department of the History of Science, Istanbul University, Turkey. Dr. Danışan’s studies the history of practical applications of astronomy in the Ottoman context, namely in navigation, astrometeorology (a discipline that sought to establish connections between celestial phenomena and the weather), calendars, and the production and use of portable astronomical instruments.


  • Title: Dr. Gaye Danışan
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