Main Library Bernheim Gallery - November 11 - January 11
This exhibit features the science, art, and philosophies of five groundbreaking scientists:
- Johannes Kepler (astronomy)
- Isaac Newton (physics)
- Robert Boyle (chemistry)
- Robert Hooke (microscopy)
- Andreas Vesalius (anatomy)
Inspired Science features panel displays on each of the five scientists, including reproductions of the scientific drawings and art that graced the pages of their published scientific works. The exhibit also features original copies of the third edition of Newton’s Principia (1726), a 1555 second edition of Vesalius’s Fabrica, a 1664 second edition of Boyle’s Some Considerations, Hooke’s Micrographia, and Kepler's Tabulae.
The books are on loan from the collection of Dr. R. Ted Steinbock.
Funding for this exhibit was provided by the Louisville chapter of Sigma Xi (The Scientific Research Society) and Jefferson Community & Technical College.
Iroquois Library Community Gallery - November 2013