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

Event Type
Informational
Topic
tour
Sponsor
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana
Date
Nov 13, 2013   3:00 pm  
Cost
No Cost
Contact
Marten Stromberg
E-Mail
mstrombe@illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-3777
Views
4603
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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