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Discovering the Universe

History of Science Exhibition








This exhibition shows how humans learned about our place in the universe: the development of Astronomy from ~300 BCE to the 1700s. Visiting the exhibit, one can see how scientific knowledge had developed, spread, and changed.

Arranged chronologically, it displays some of the Library’s valuable and rare books by Aristarchus, Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Newton.


Special Collection Items