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The Trial of Galileo
The story of Galileo’s trial in 1633 intertwines two crucial earlier episodes: 1. Galileo’s encounter with the Inquisition in 1616; and 2. Publication of Galileo’s Dialogue on the Two Chief Systems of the World in ...
Banned Books of the Scientific Revolution
The three most famous banned books of the Copernican revolution, listed in chronological order, are On the Revolutions of Copernicus (1543); a Commentary on the biblical book of Job by Zúñiga, a theologian in Salamanca; ...
Bode's Star Atlas: Uranographia, 1801
This beautiful star atlas fused artistic beauty and scientific precision, the last of the four major star atlases in which artful depictions of constellation figures appear alongside the most up to date scientific information. ...
The Abacus: Introduction
The Abacus was an instrument useful for various mathematical computations. This learning leaflet provides step-by-step instructions for the basic operations of the abacus.
Augustine: The Bible and Science
Saint Augustine discussed the relationship between religion and science in the 5th century. Such views became highlight influential throughout the history of science for those interested in explaining the relationship ...
Galileo's World Reprise, "Walking Tours."
Galileo's World reprise offers visitors another chance to experience the award-winning exhibition. Materials on display at partner locations will return to OU Libraries and be available in a rotating display located in the ...
Activities Handout for Constellations
Suggested activities to be used in conjunction with Constellation Coloring Pages and Card Sets.
The Bible and Science: Calvin, Newton & Other Writers
Quotations from various important Christian interpreters about the relationship between the Bible and Science. Aimed at helping learners differentiate between four key frameworks of relating the Bible and Science.
Urania's Mirror: Constellation Cards
Urania's Mirror was a set of constellation cards designed to aid in the teaching and learning of constellations. This set includes 32 cards, each focused upon one or a few constellations. Holes punched in the positions of ...
Ada Lovelace: First Computer Programmer
In Ada Lovelace's translation of one of the first introductions to Charles Babbage's "Analytical Engine," she included at length analyses of the significance and potential of Babbage's machine. These explanations, totaling ...