Stefano Gattei, PhD visits Watson Publishing

April 26, 2015

Italian history of science and art scholar, author, and friend visits Watson Publishing after lecturing at Harvard. Photo of Stefano Gattei, PhD and Neale Watson with Chatham Lighthouse, Cape Cod, in background. Dr. Gattei is currently completing a guest fellowship at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia.

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Savant Relics: Brains and Remains of Scientists

October 30, 2014

4th Watson Seminar in the Material and Visual History of Science Organized by Marco Beretta, Maria Conforti, Paolo Mazzarello University of Pavia, Pavia, September 4th, 2015. Well known stories such as Cicero’s discovery of Archimedes’ tombstone in Syracuse and Pliny the Younger’s report of the heroic death of his uncle near the Vesuvius during the […]

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F for Fakes: Hoaxes, Counterfeits and Deception in Early Modern Science

March 7, 2013

Organized by Marco Beretta and Maria Conforti, the June 7th seminar at the Museo Galileo was a classic event. A book of essays based on the papers presented will soon be published by Science History Publications/USA. Should you wish to be kept posted regarding the publication schedule and receive a prepublication discount, add your email below.

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