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Galileo’s World opens at Sam Noble!

Galileo’s World is upon us… The first Galileo’s World exhibit opened Saturday, August 1st, at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History! The joint-exhibit, Through the Eyes of the Lynx: Galileo, Natural History and the Americas, will run Aug. … Continue reading

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Communities of collaboration

Our thanks to Rob Reynolds and the NextThought team for their series on “The Power of Connections.” Here’s an excerpt from an interview on open access and “collaborative communities.” For more, see Rob’s Power of Connections blog. Kerry Magruder and … Continue reading

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Galileo’s World – teaser video

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Tower of Pisa on Fox Morning News

The Tower of Pisa project of the OU College of Engineering was featured last Friday, July 24, for the Fox News 25 morning show, broadcast live from the lobby of Bizzell Memorial Library. Four brief reports featured footage of the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Shakespeare at OU

On this day set aside to recognize the birth of William Shakespeare (1564-1616), we have much to celebrate on the OU campus relating to Shakespeare and his times. In February we learned that the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History was selected … Continue reading

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46 Years Ago Today: A Galileo-Inspired Banquet at OU’s Symposium in the History of Science

As we prepare to launch a major exhibition in August, 2015, entitled Galileo’s World, we are also looking back to our history. This week marks a notable anniversary for History of Science at the University of Oklahoma. Forty-six years ago (April 8-12, 1969) the University of Oklahoma hosted a Symposium … Continue reading

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Medieval Times

Norman’s annual Medieval Fair follows fast on the heels of the Spring Equinox. So it seems fitting to focus on all things medieval in Norman and at the University. This includes showcasing rare books from OU’s History of Science Collections for a glimpse into how medieval … Continue reading

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