Yes, I read about this in the NY Times. It looks like a great exhibit.
Glad it runs through Feb. 19. Thanks for posting the info.
On Thu, 18 Nov 1999, Valerie Storfer wrote:
> Greater NY GNSI Chapter & interested others:
> There is a wonderful show of scientific illustration at the Main
> of the New York Public Library culled from NYPL's amazing rare book
> collection. Not to be missed-- features William Harvey (1st treatise
> circulation of blood), Copernicus, Robert Hooke's Micrographia,
> Edward Lear ("first illustrated work of ornithology devoted to a single
> family of birds", Psittacidae), Vesalius and tons more.
> The show runs through 19 Feb, 2000. A companion catalogue is
> A series of lectures has been running concurrently. The next one is
> Nov 22 - Michio Kaku: "Visualizing the Invisible: Hyperspace and and
> Origin of the Universe". $10..
> There are three other related shows at the same branch (which I
> yet seen, so can't comment on these):
> Sight/Insight: Visual Commentaries on the Physical World, Contemporary
> artists. 9/18/99-1/8/00.
> Berenice Abbot: Science Photographs, 10/2/99-1/8/00.
> Drawings by Charles Addams: Adventures in Science and Exploration,
> The Library is free
> 42nd St & 5th Ave, NYC
> 212 592 7000
> M, Th–Sat 10–6
> T,W 11–7:30, Closed Sun
> Docent tours daily (1 - 1 1/4 hr long) 12:30 & 2:30
> Specifically to NY Chapter:
> checked out private tour for us. Costs $7/person (for groups of 10 or
> . Dec is already booked, but they said they could prob set something
> anyway. However, they don't have a space for us to meet. If still
> interested, contact the volunteer office at 212 930 0501.
> Speaking of MTG PLACES. I can offer the meeting room in my coop bldg.
> Nothing fancy, its in the basement, but seats at least 50, costs $30. I
> located at 108th St and Fifth Ave in Manhattan, at the north end of
> Park and the edge of Spanish Harlem. This is 2 blocks from the
> Gardens (can do this for ASBA, too), and 2 blocks the other way to the
> Discovery Center (CP's Nature Ctr).
> Valerie Storfer
> 1270 Fifth Ave 6m
> NY NY 10029
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