Early Science: An Historical Perspective
Early Science: An Historical PerspectiveGresham College postedThursday, 25 November 2010Wadham College, Oxford
A Symposium to mark the 350th anniversary of The Royal Society,
examining the early days of Wadham College, Gresham College and The
Royal Society, together with the life and work of some of the founders
of The Royal Society.
Videos of all presentations can be viewed online --- YouTube format.
This first part of the conference includes the following talks and musical performance:
Welcome and introduction by Professor Connell
The Early Days of Gresham College by Professor Robin Wilson
Wadham College by Dr Allan Chapman
The setting up of The Royal Society by Professor Michael Hunter
Music from the Samuel Pepys Collection *
This second part of the conference includes the following talks:
Being Economical with the Truth - A Civic Virtue: Robert Hooke, Early Science and Surveying
by Professor Michael Cooper
Sir Christopher Wren and Wadham by Professor Lisa Jardine
Early Mathematical Instruments by Dr Jim Bennett
* Thanks to Robert Gertz for posting this on Facebook, which led me to the others.