Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Science Exhibition in Russell Library to celebrate Science Week | NUI Maynooth Library

Science Exhibition in Russell Library to celebrate Science Week | NUI Maynooth Library
 The Russell Library is hosting a mini exhibition of science related historical texts to celebrate Science Week (Monday, 11th – Friday, 15th November). Highlights of the exhibition include the third edition of Newton’s ‘Principia Mathematica’ which was printed in London in the year 1726, as well as Samuel Sturmy’s ‘Mariner Magazine’, printed in 1669. Sturmy’s work contains practical instructions relating to navigation, surveying and astronomy, and features several working volvelles.

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