various astronomy-related historical images

Biennial History of Astronomy Workshop - ND XV June 21-24, 2023

Program Overview

Wednesday, June 21 Workshop Opens
  Public lecture at 7 pm in the Eck Visitors Center (map) by invited speaker Dr. Charlotte Bigg. Dr. Bigg is a research fellow at French CNRS, Centre Alexandre Koyré, France.

Talk title: The Heavens on Earth: Visualizing the Universe, Popularizing Astronomy in Modern Times
  A reception will follow Dr. Bigg's talk in the Atrium of the Eck Visitors Center
Thursday, June 22 Workshop continues in McKenna Hall
  Welcome, opening statements, and talks from 9 am - 5:30 pm
  Poster Papers will be displayed throughout the workshop
  Evening reception
Friday, June 23 Workshop continues with visit to the Adler Planetarium in Chicago
  Bus departs from Notre Dame campus for the Adler at 8:30 am, returns that evening
Saturday, June 24 Workshop continues in McKenna Hall
  Talks resume starting at 9 am until 5:30 pm
  Conference evening banquet at 6 pm with keynote talk by Dr. Charlotte Bigg

Acknowledgments: Generous support for the workshop is provided by the Graduate Program in the History and Philosophy of Science, the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA), the College of Science’s Nieuwland Lecture Series, the College of Arts and Letters, the Department of Physics of the University of Notre Dame, and the Program of Liberal Studies of the University of Notre Dame, and the Adler Planetarium.

© 2024 University of Notre Dame.     Image Credits