Beinecke Viewing of Historical Science Books

Event time: 
Wednesday, July 5, 2023 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library BRBL See map
121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Free but register in advance
Event description: 

Open to students in the Wright Lab summer program.
Split between the Beinecke and Medical Historical Library, Yale has access to early editions of many milestones of achievement in physics. In this enrichment session, you will have the opportunity to see works from Copernicus, du Châtelet, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, and other scientists from the 16th-19th centuries, with topics ranging from early materials science, astronomy and cosmology, physics, and mathematics, a total of 15 items.
RSVP required at
We can have about 15 people, and the form will switch to a waitlist after we reach that number. If you find out that you cannot attend, please email to let her know that you cannot make it. If we have a waitlist, an email will go out the day before to registrants to confirm attendance and provide some logistics.

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