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Robert Hooke, Micrographia (1667), and Lectures and Collections (1678)

The works of Robert Hooke are well preserved at St John’s College Library with the library holding copies of 17th-century publications of Hooke’s work on microscopy, observations of comets, and the proposition of his eponymous law of elasticity. 1,063 more words
Early Printed Books

Codices Hugeniani Online

The University of Cambridge now has trial access to the Codices Hugeniani Online resource from the publisher Brill.

Access is via the following URL on and off campus. 246 more words

Trial Resources

Portrait of a Scientist

Antoine Lavoisier. Most people might remember this name from their school Chemistry lessons when learning about stoichiometry in reactions, or the law of conservation of mass.  565 more words

History Of Science

ARTICLE: Darwin's body-snatchers?

This short article in the journal Endeavour takes a creationist claim about Darwin to task:

Darwin’s body-snatchers?

John van Wyhe

Abstract For decades creationists have claimed that Charles Darwin sought the skulls of full-blooded Aboriginal Tasmanian people when only four were left alive.

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C.R. Darwin

Museo Galileo Visit

Last October I was very lucky to go on a trip with my research group to the birthplace of the Renaissance.

Florence has always been one of my favourite cities, but I had never visited their Museum of the History of Science before. 410 more words

History Of Science

Washington State University Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: February 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: May be at Vancouver, Pullman, or Tri-Cities campus. To teach “The Roots of Contemporary Issues, [a] history course that helps students make sense of our increasingly complex world by focusing on the deep historical roots of present-day issues in global perspective.” “Candidates should also demonstrate an ability to engage students in discussions on… 14 more words

Multiple Ethnicities

Washington State University Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: February 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: May be at Vancouver, Pullman, or Tri-Cities campus. To teach “The Roots of Contemporary Issues, [a] history course that helps students make sense of our increasingly complex world by focusing on the deep historical roots of present-day issues in global perspective.” “Candidates should also demonstrate an ability to engage students in discussions on race, … 13 more words

Explicitly Gender