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art and astronomy They Saw Stars: Art and Astronomy
This John Crerar Library exhibit highlights works of art and literature influenced by astronomy, either through scientific study, a fascination with the night sky, or as an inspiration for the literary imagination. Both contemporary and historical works are included.
Locations
Crerar Library, 1st Floor
June 2 — Nov. 1, 2005
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Subjects
History of Science
Art
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Nasa image of outer space Visions of Heaven
This exhibit offers a history of the tools that astronomers have used, from the earliest observatories and instruments to recent innovations in telescope technology.
Locations
Crerar Library, 1st Floor
April 13 — Feb. 10, 2009
Subjects
Astronomy & Astrophysics
History of Science