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Tour of "Life on the Moon: Literary and Scientific Reflections" Exhibition

Date Nov 13, 2013
Time 3:00 pm  
Location Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana
Cost No Cost
Sponsor Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Contact Marten Stromberg
Phone 217-333-3777
Event type Public Tour
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Originating Calendar Library Calendar

Curators Patrick Fadely and Marten Stromberg will give a tour of the "Life on the Moon: Literary and Scientific Reflections" exhibition.

The exhibition highlights the history of scientific and literary speculation about life on the moon. It includes books from the rare book collection at Illinois tracing the history of lunar speculation all the way back to Roman times. Also on display, three artifacts from the Apollo 16 mission, including a moon rock on loan from NASA, and two artifacts from Kennesaw State University. The exhibition will run from August 30 through December 13 (weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

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