Galileo's Daughter

We’re nearing the end of the International Year of Astronomy and we thought it would only be fitting to close the year with a show about the famous astronomer Galileo. Join us on Thursday live at Bellarmine University’s Horrigan Hall as we talk with author Dava Sobel about her book Galileo’s Daughter and learn more about the man himself. Listen to the Show

Museum Exhibits Rare Books on Astronomy

First editions of two revolutionary books that developed the field of astronomy are on view at a local museum. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The books on display at the Frazier International History Museum are from the University of Louisville Libraries archives. On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres by Copernicus proposed that the Earth orbits… Continue reading Museum Exhibits Rare Books on Astronomy