Discovery: 200 years of the Cambridge Philosophical Society

An exhibition to mark 200 years of the Cambridge Philosophical Society was held at the University Library in 2019, exploring how the Society has underpinned and supported scientific discovery throughout its history. It included exhibits relating to Darwin’s theory of evolution, Newton’s laws of motion, and the seminal work on waves by Cambridge’s first Nobel Prizewinner, Lord Rayleigh.

Monday-Friday 09.00-18.30, Saturday 09.00-16.30; Sunday Closed
Milstein Exhibition Centre, Cambridge University Library. Free. All welcome.

For more information visit: http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/using-library/whats

Or download our exhibition brochure (5MB PDF)

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