Crawford Lecture in the History of Astronomy

ANNUAL CRAWFORD LECTURE IN THE HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY

English: The new roof on the Royal Observatory...

English: The new roof on the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

2012    Dr Stephen Pumfrey (Lancaster University): “Galileo’s lunatic Fringe: His telescopic Discovery that never was.” 8 May at 5.30pm (Teviot Lecture Theatre, Teviot Place, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG). [poster (PDF)] [podcast]

2011    Professor Richard Kremer (Darmouth College) “Two God-Fearing Astronomers from Wittenberg, or How Copernicanism Began in 1540”. 6 May 2011 at 5.30pm (Teviot Lecture Theatre, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG) [Abstract] [poster (PDF)] [podcast]

2010    Dr Adam Mosley (Swansea University): Mapping Renaissance Astronomy: People, Places, Problems “. 27 April 2010 at 5.30pm (Room LT175, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh)  [Abstract] [poster (PDF)] [podcast] 

2009     Professor Robert Westman (University of California, San Diego): “Copernicus and the Astrological Prognosticators of Cracow and Bologna”. 9 April 2009 at 6pm (Room G.02, the Chrystal Macmillan Building, George Square, Edinburgh). [poster (PDF)] [podcast]

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OTHER PAST EVENTS

A three-day workshop. The Crawford Workshop will be held at the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, and at the University of Edinburgh on 7-9 April 2009 [download programme (PDF)]

and:

Edinburgh Science Festival event part of Talking Science (10 April). Professors Owen Gingerich (Harvard University) and John Brown (Astronomer Royal for Scotland): ‘Doing Astronomy from Scotland: The Scottish Royal Astronomers and Lord Crawford’s Treasure Trove of Astronomical Books’.

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