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Holographic Visions: A History of New Science

Sean Johnston

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198571223
eISBN:
9780191718908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571223.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Holography exploded on the scientific world in 1964, but its slow fuse had been burning much longer. Over the next four decades, the echoes of that explosion reached scientists, engineers, artists, ... More


Aesthetic Holographers and Their Art

SEAN F. JOHNSTON

in Holographic Visions: A History of New Science

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198571223
eISBN:
9780191718908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571223.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter describes the third, but least populous, group of holographers: artists. The earliest holographic artists collaborated with scientists and included Bruce Nauman, Margaret Benyon (in the ... More


Conclusion: Creative Visions

SEAN F. JOHNSTON

in Holographic Visions: A History of New Science

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198571223
eISBN:
9780191718908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571223.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This final chapter explores deeper themes in the history of holography. First, it explores how the technical history cannot be divorced from the communities that supported and grew with it. Second, ... More


Introduction: Seeking Coherence

SEAN F. JOHNSTON

in Holographic Visions: A History of New Science

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198571223
eISBN:
9780191718908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571223.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This introductory chapter introduces the scope and content of the book. Like the hologram itself, which allows viewing with different perspectives, this book explores four aspects of holography: ... More


Technology of the Sublime: The Versatile Hologram

SEAN F. JOHNSTON

in Holographic Visions: A History of New Science

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198571223
eISBN:
9780191718908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571223.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter examines the expanding set of tools that defined the craft and products of holography. The search for novelty and extension was led by companies and government institutions around the ... More


Epilogue

Tarek Elhaik

in The Incurable-Image: Curating Post-Mexican Film and Media Arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403351
eISBN:
9781474418508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403351.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this epilogue, the author reflects on his time in Mexico City during one of those routine visits characteristic of fieldwork follow-ups. In particular, he talks about the announcement made by ... More


What is Quantum Entanglement?

Gershon Kurizki and Goren Gordon

in The Quantum Matrix: Henry Bar's Perilous Struggle for Quantum Coherence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198787464
eISBN:
9780191829512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787464.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

In this adventure, two quantum characters interact, because Henry has constructed a quantum suit for his cat, Schred. Henry and Schred end up in a quantum-entangled state. Remarkably, by measuring ... More


Between Caves: From Plato to the Brain through the Internet

Javier Echeverria and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, the philosopher of science and mathematician Javier Echeverria, begins by explaining how Leibniz created the first modern binary system, in which ‘1 and 0’ is capable of expressing ... More


Holograms: A Cultural History

Sean F. Johnston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198712763
eISBN:
9780191781131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712763.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Holograms have been in the public eye for over a half-century, but their influences have deeper cultural roots. No other visual experience is quite like interacting with holograms; no other cultural ... More


Hologram Secrets

Sean F. Johnston

in Holograms: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198712763
eISBN:
9780191781131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712763.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter returns to professional cultures, which became increasingly covert and interdependent after the Second World War. It focuses on postwar environments in which innovators and audiences for ... More


Consuming Holograms

Sean F. Johnston

in Holograms: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198712763
eISBN:
9780191781131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712763.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

While audiences evolved, organizations were trying to turn holograms into a business. Entrepreneurs and customers alike were captivated by holograms, but companies sought to develop new and ... More


Channelling Dreams

Sean F. Johnston

in Holograms: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198712763
eISBN:
9780191781131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712763.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

By the end of the century, non-viewers and non-enthusiasts of holograms far outnumbered those who engaged with them directly. Most cultural exposure to holograms was second or third hand: vicarious ... More


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