Chasing Venus Lecture Series: Public Reaction to the Transit of Venus, 1882

Fifth in the Chasing Venus lecture series, "Public Reaction to the Transit of Venus, 1882", was given by David DeVorkin, Curator of History of Astronomy, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC on June 3, 2004 in conjunction with the exhibition Chasing Venus and the transit.

Chapter 1 - Introduction, Ron Brashear, Chasing Venus Curator 0:01
Chapter 2 - History of Henry Norris Russell 03:44
Chapter 3 - George Hale and Astronomy 25:34
Chapter 4 - Henry Russell's Parallax Observation 25:44
Chapter 5 - Public Response 34:15