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OU Lynx

Announcing a new collaboration between the History of Science Collections and K12 educators: The OU Academy of the Lynx. Check out the oulynx.org blog, follow oulynx tweets, join the Galileo-L listserv, and explore the OU Lynx Educator Workspace. Our aim … Continue reading

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Boerhaave Museum, Leiden

New on the website for the Department of the History of Science is a notice by Prof. Rienk Vermij on the possible closing of the Leiden Boerhaave Museum for the History of Science and Medicine. (Read more…)

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Visiting Fellow: Francesco Gerali

Francesco Gerali in the History of Science Collectionswith Ephraim Chambers, Cyclopaedia (Venice, 1748; Italian translation). Please join us in welcoming Dr. Francesco Gerali, a visiting scholar from Italy, who comes to the University of Oklahoma with a Mellon fellowship to … Continue reading

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Visiting Fellow: Deise Rodrigues

This week we welcome a visiting fellow, Deise Rodrigues, from Brazil. (“Deise” is pronounced “Daisy.”) Ms. Rodrigues is from the beautiful city of Ouro Preto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. Deise is working … Continue reading

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Bibliography for the History of Science, Part 1: Basic use

To find information related to the history of science in a wide variety of academic journals and monographs, consult the Isis Bibliography for the History of Science. This remarkable project is sponsored by the international History of Science Society and … Continue reading

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Earliest published microscopic study

Galileo’s Sidereus nuncius (Venice, 1610) created an international sensation as the first published record of observations made with a telescope. Yet many people do not realize that Galileo was also involved with the first published record of observations made with … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. Kate Sheppard!

Kate defended her doctoral dissertation in the Department of the History of Science on April 19, 2010. Her dissertation is entitled: The Lady and the Looking Glass: Margaret Murray’s Life in Archaeology. History of Science Department Associate Professor Katherine Pandora … Continue reading

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