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Prizes and Awards in Science before Nobel. 5th Watson Seminar in the Material and Visual History of Science

November 23, 2015

September 5, 2016, The Nobel Museum, Stockholm Organized by Marco Beretta, Gustav Källstrand and Ulf Larsson Within the world wide scientific community there is be little doubt that the Nobel prize has for the last century been by far the most important recognition a scientist can get. The universal prestige of the Nobel prize has […]

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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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Inaugural John C. Van Horne Lecture to be given May 28th

February 6, 2014
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2014 Watson Seminar in Barcelona

February 6, 2014
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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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