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Dr. John Heilbron on English reactions to Galileo

Posted on Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 by CommunityEngagement.
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Dr. John Heilbron, professor emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, will give a free public lecture  “English Reactions to Galileo’s Celestial Message” on Wednesday, April 15, at 7 p.m. in UNCG’s EUC Auditorium.

A member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, Heilbron is author of “Galileo,” published in 2000 by Oxford University Press, in addition to nearly a dozen books over his career.

Awards include the 2006 Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics and the 1993 George Sarton Medal from the History of Science Society.

This event will be among the final events of the year-long The Globe & the Cosmos series at UNCG. The series has marked the 450th anniversary of the births of Shakespeare and Galileo.

 

Reposted from Campus Weekly