Library Exhibits

Beyond the Moon: 400 Years of Astronomical Observation

October 1 - 31, 2009

John Hay Library, Main Gallery

20 Prospect Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02912
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In celebration of the International Year of Astronomy, the Brown University Library, the Brown Department of Physics, and the Ladd Observatory have collaborated to present "Beyond the Moon: 400 Years of Astronomical Observation." This exhibit displays texts and images dating from the early 17th century drawn from the Library's incomparable history of science collections, historical records of the Ladd Observatory, and a range of astronomical instruments of the 18th century to the present day used for observation by Brown astronomers. Main Gallery and Lobby, John Hay Library; through October 2009.

For further information contact Holly Snyder or Lee Pedersen

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