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Art and Science: Under the Microscope and Into Space

Picturing the Universe

Microscopic Views

Mite, from Robert Hooke, Micrographia, 1665.


View the online exhibition:  The Grandeur of Life

Linda Hall Library Online Exhibitions

Centaurus, standing over the Southern Cross, engaging Lupus the Wolf.  Coelum stellatum by Christoph Semler, Magdeburg, 1731.

Out of this World: The Golden Age of the Celestial Atlas


Opera inedita. -- Göttingen: Johann. Christian. Dieterich, 1775.

The Face of the Moon: Galileo to Apollo


Star map of the constellation Cygnus the Swan from A Celestial Atlas by Alexander Jamieson, 1822.

Thinking Outside the Sphere