News & Events
Third Annual Holiday Custodial Lunch
On Thursday, December 5th, the Department of the History of Science and Collection of Historical Instruments held their 3rd Annual Holiday Appreciation Lunch for the Science Center's custodial staff and managers. The festivities included joyful background music, great food, desserts and cheerful company!
The 2013 History of Science Society meeting was held at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. The meeting marked the 100th anniversary of the publication of the journal Isis.
Harvard History of Science at HSS 2013, Harvard Gazette
Conference Celebrating 400th Galileo Anniversary
Galileo's Discovery of Sunspots
Held on October 4, 2013
Download a copy of the conference agenda.
View conference footage online here.
Coverage of this event in The Harvard Gazette.
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.
Announcing the Spring 2013 Issue of
the nation's only undergraduate journal in the history of science!
Download a pdf copy now...
November 27, 2013
Congratulations to Harvard Senior and History of Science concentrator Andrew Lea, who has been named a Rhodes Scholar!
November 14, 2013
October 21, 2013
Professor Naomi Oreskes' move to Harvard earlier this year is chronicled in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
October 5, 2013
Heavenly Imperfections: Galileo's Discoveryof Sunspots, a conference celebrating the 400th anniversary of Galileo Galilei's controversial solar observations, is reviewed in the Harvard Gazette.