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Newly Cataloged Collection of Science Materials Now Open for Research

Newly Cataloged Collection of Science Materials Now Open for Research

A collection of science materials from the family of Sir John F. W. Herschel (1792–1871) is now open for research after a $10,000 grant enabled staffers to rehouse the collection and to create an online inventory.

“Other Worlds” Exhibition Examines Evolution of Astronomy

“Other Worlds” Exhibition Examines Evolution of Astronomy

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, will present the exhibition "Other Worlds: Rare Astronomical Works," showcasing items from the center's science collection that survey some of the most important astronomical discoveries of the last 500 years.