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Early Science: An Historical Perspective

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    Early Science: An Historical PerspectiveGresham College posted Thursday, 25 November 2010 Wadham College, Oxford A Symposium to mark the 350th anniversary of
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      Early Science: An Historical Perspective

      Gresham College posted
      Thursday, 25 November 2010
      Wadham 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 *


      http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/early-science-an-historical-perspective-part-1

      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

      http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/early-science-an-historical-perspective-part-2


      * Thanks to Robert Gertz for posting this on Facebook, which led me to the others.

      Terry Foreman

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