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Monday, May 20, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Baxter Lecture Hall

William & Myrtle Harris Distinguished Lectureship in Science and Civilization

Leonardo da Vinci: History of the Earth and the Fate of Man
Paolo Galluzzi, Moore Distinguished Scholar, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech; Historian of Science, Director of the Galileo Museum, Florence, Italy,

Leonardo was among the first to hold, based on insightful observations, that the Earth has a long history marked by continuous transformations. In his view, these changes could create environmental conditions that would make the life of men and animals impossible.

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