Turning the Book Wheel
A tumblr of semi-random stuff from the stacks of the Smithsonian Libraries
21 of June, 2014

Happy Summer Solstice!

This work from the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology,  Celestial scenery, or, The Wonders of the planetary system displayed (1845) was written by Thomas Dick, a Scottish minister and science educator. 

Northern hemispherians, enjoy the longest day of the year!

Posted 4 months ago
Tags:  #astronomy  #summer  #summer solstice  #gif  #history of science  #seasons

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