tells the history of the men and women whose discoveries and inventions at the end of the 18th century gave birth to the Romantic Age of Science. In The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science,
he looks at the great scientific discoveries of the age of exploration, and how it extended to great writers and poets as well as scientists.
Event: Richard Holmes will be in conversation with Paul Holdengraber
Wednesday, March 10, at 7:00 pm
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Auditorium
More information and tickets here here.