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Darwin at the Library Exhibition
An Exhibit Guide for the "Darwin at the Library” exhibition held at the University of Oklahoma Bizzell Memorial Library, Summer 2011, comprised of the Darwin first editions that were displayed in the “Darwin at the Museum” ...
Boldly Explore: Camille Flammarion (1888)
Science is a quest of discovery, the challenge of boldly exploring where no one has gone before. That is the appeal and rhetorically durable theme which has made this woodcut so appealing. Many have reprinted this illustration ...
Wondertooneel: Women and Museums
Levinus Vincent, a wealthy Dutch merchant with ties to the East Indies, created a spectacular 'Chamber of Wonders' natural history museum in Haarlem. Visiting dignitaries admired his museum, including Peter the Great and ...
Catherine Whitwell: Astronomy & Creative Writing
Catherine Whitwell wrote an introduction to the night sky as a dialogue between a mother and daughter. It contains 23 engraved plates drawn by Whitwell herself, including four hand colored folding plates. One of the plates ...
Orion the Hunter
Three stars in a row make up Orion s belt, within a rectangle of four bright stars representing his shoulders and feet. Since Orion's belt of three bright stars lies nearly upon the celestial equator, Orion is visible from ...
Hildegard of Bingen: An Abbess for Health Care
Hildegard of Bingen, Abbess of convents at Rupertsberg and Elbingen in the 12th century, explained their herbal remedies and medical procedures in her book, Physica. In addition to this work on medicine, Hildegard wrote ...
Introduction to the Constellations
A short introduction to the constellations, able to be used alongside Urania's Mirror Constellation Set.
Six Cosmological Systems: Geocentric vs. Heliocentric
Explore the various cosmological systems in the early modern world with this learning leaflet, while at the same time utilizing your inductive reasoning skills.
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 ...
Coma Berenices Learning Leaflet
Coma Berenices is the only one of the modern 88 official constellations named after a historical figure. It represents the hair of Berenice, Queen of Egypt (267 221 BCE), who reigned with Ptolemy III Euergetes. Learn more ...