News & Events
Announcing the Spring 2013 Issue of Synthesis, the nation's only undergraduate journal in the history of science!
Download a pdf copy now...
History of Science Grad Stephanie Dick Recognized by New GSAS Initiative
Read about it in The Harvard Crimson
It's about Time!
Visit the new CHSI exhibition
"Time & Time Again:
How Science and Culture Shape the Past, Present, and Future"
in Science Center 251 through December 6, 2013.
Please plan to join us for these related events:
|Date||"TIME & TIME AGAIN" Event|
|WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013||
EXHIBIT OPENING: 5:50PM
|SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013||Stories Through Time - A Family Festival
9:00 AM–4:00 PM at HMNH
|FEBRUARY 27 through APRIL 23, 2013||8 Artists Measure the Past, Present, and Future
Artist Talk and Reception on Wednesday March 13th, 4-6pm in Harvard Medical School’s Warren Alpert 563 and in the Transit Gallery (located in Gordon Hall’s Lower Level, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston.
Contact: Tania Rodriguez (Tania_Rodriguez@hms.harvard.edu)
MARCH 12, 2013
|FROM THE BIG BANG TO BROADWAY: How Things Evolve
Lecture by Robert Hazen, Research Scientist, Carnegie Geophysical Laboratory and Professor of Earth Sciences, George Mason University
APRIL 5, 2013
|EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE GALLERY REOPENING LECTURE by Francis A. Macdonald, Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University at HMNH, 6:00PM
APRIL 20, 2013
|CONCERT FROM THE BACH SOCIETY ORCHESTRA sponsored by the CHSI
8:00PM @ Sanders Theater
JUNE 21, 2013
|SUMMER SOLSTICE NIGHT
at the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture
FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 5:00–9:00 PM
|AUGUST 22 through 25, 2013||North American Sundial Society Annual Conference
at the Marriott Courtyard Boston Cambridge
777 Memorial Drive · Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
|SEPTEMBER 22 through
OCTOBER 1, 2013
HMNH Trip: Time Travel: Looking at Science and Culture in and Around London,England
May 17, 2013
Out of the Frying Pan? ; )
Acting History of Science Department Chair Prof. Anne Harrington has accepted a new post on the Cambridge campus as co-master of Pforzheimer House. Best wishes to she and her family as they embark on this new adventure Fall Semester, 2013!
April 9, 2013
Isaacson Delivers 2013 Rothschild
Renowned biographer Walter Isaacson addressed an avid audience, including Harvard President Drew Faust, delivering the 2013 Robert and Maurine Rothschild Lecture, The Genius of Jobs, Einstein, & Franklin, Monday, April 9.
March 21, 2013
From the "Where are they now?" File
March 1 , 2013
Sophomore Tutorial Redux
February 26, 2013
Getting to the Heart of the Matter
Professor David Jones' new book, Broken Hearts: The Tangles History of Cardiac Care, is profiled in the March/April 2013 edition of Harvard Magazine.
January 28, 2013
The Hard work of Three HS Grad Students Celebrated
History of Science Ph.D. candidates Leena Akhtar, Lisa Haushofer, and Cara Kiernan Fallon's work with the Public Health Museum in Tewksbury was recently recognized in The Boston Globe and The Tewksbury Advocate. Leena, Lisa, and Cara completely reorganized the museum's exhibitions. Advisors to the project were professors Anne Harrington and David Jones, and CHSI Curator Sara Schechner.