n.1 / January 23, 2012
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New Year, New Layout!
Starting with this first issue in 2012 our Newsletter has a brand new look as well as various new sections. The biggest change is the addition of images to our written articles. You will also find additional, helpful links. We were able to make these changes to our layout by sending you an html page directly to your email address. If you have trouble viewing this document it may be due to the set up ......

Never Before Seen: Instruments from Warehouse

This pedestal water clock was invented by Giambattista Embriaco. The burnished brass case is extravagantly designed, with ducks and dolphins...

Book Reviews on the History of Science
Looking Back (In the Year 1512)

Gerard Mercator
One of the greatest geographers of the sixteenth century. Of Flemish origin, Gerhard Kremer Latinized his last name to Mercator when he entered the University of Louvain in 1530. Studied philosophy, theology and - under the guidance of Gemma Frisius (1508-1555) - mathematics and astronomy.

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