Monthly Archives: August 2012

The 1938 University of Toronto Electron Microscope: an appearance on Canadian Made

Last year an email asking about the 1960s electron microscope in the hallway of Victoria College turned into an opportunity for fellow philosopher and historian of science Isaac Record and I to fly down to Ottawa for the day and … Continue reading

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Transit of Venus: A short UTSIC documentary

To commemorate the transit of Venus viewing that was held in Toronto on June 5, 2012, and the related UTSIC exhibit showcasing instruments from Astronomy Department, the UTSIC produced a short documentary. Check it out! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKK99wGY8MQ] In the coming months … Continue reading

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