Library Archives Special Collections Open House April 24
Special Collections Open House: Explore scientific texts by Galileo, da Vinci, Newton and more: Explore scientific texts by Galileo, da Vinci, Newton and more. Wednesday, April 24, drop-in between 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. The William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections, Lower Level, Mills Library, McMaster University.
From the writings of Aristotle and Galen to the 20th century skepticism of Popper, the history of science has been given shape by monumental achievements in writing. These books —Galileo’s Dialogue, Newton’s Opticks, Lavoisier’s Elements of Chemistry and many more — have served as milestones which changed the course of human affairs.Join us in the William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections for a first-hand look at these and many more iconic scientific texts from our extensive collection, dating from the 12th century to the present day.This event is free and open to the public.Register here for guaranteed entry.