Topic: William Herschel

Newly Cataloged Collection of Science Materials Now Open for Research

Feb. 28, 2012

A collection of science materials from the family of Sir John F. W. Herschel (17921871) is now open for research after a $10,000 grant enabled staffers to rehouse the collection and to create an online inventory.

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"Other Worlds" Exhibition Examines Evolution of Astronomy

Aug. 3, 2009

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.

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