Skip to content ↓

A special look at rare scientific works



On Nov. 28, Stephen Skuce, MIT Libraries’ rare books program manager, will lead a tour of the exhibition “Magnetic Resonance: Four Centuries of Science from the Vail Collection.”

The one-hour tour and talk will take place at the Maihaugen Gallery (14N-130) at 3 p.m.

The exhibit, which runs through Dec. 27 and is curated by Skuce, features 16th century samples from the expansive Vail Collection. These include writings inscribed by famous scientists, colorful works of popular science, and other treasures from the collection.

Many of these unique materials are currently on public view for the first time, made possible after an extensive cataloging and conservation project.

Read more about the exhibit

More MIT News

Music video screenshot showing about 20 rectangular boxes on a black background featuring MIT Syncopasian members singing

A cappella for a cause

MIT Syncopasian’s musical performance features the poem “Things We Carry On The Sea” by Wang Ping and invites Asian members of the MIT community to help celebrate AAPI Heritage Month.

Read full story