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Frontiers of Science with Luise Poulton

Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m. - Frontiers of Science with Luise Poulton, Managing Curator, Rare Books, Special Collections J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah! "Pioneers of Science: Ten Thousand Years That Shook the World" in room 220 of the Aline Wilmot Skaggs Building (ASB) on the U of U Campus!

FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE

with Luise Poulton,
Managing Curator, Rare Books, Special Collections J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah

Pioneers of Science: Ten Thousand Years That Shook the World


Image Credit: J. Willard Marriott Library

Date & Time: Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:00pm

Location: 220 Aline Skaggs Building at the University of Utah
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Euclid’s Elements of Geometry was first printed in 1482, just as soon as one of the early masters of movable type figured out how to do it. Not only does the Marriott Library have this first edition, but also first editions of books by other pioneers of science: Isaac Newton, Johannes Kepler, Galileo, Antoine Lavoisier, Carl Gauss, Charles Darwin, Michael Faraday, Louis Pasteur, Marie Curie, and more. Each of these books has its own story to tell. Together they give insight into the communication, conversation, collaboration, and controversy that made science possible: a revolution that has been going on in print for more than five hundred years.

Frontiers of Science is free and open to the public. Please arrive early, as seating and parking will be limited. Click here to learn more about the Frontiers of Science lecture series.

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