Edinburgh to Hawaii: the short astronomical career of John Walter Nichol
20 November @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm| Free
Talk by Dr Rebekah Higgitt, Historian of science, Principal Curator of Science, National Museums Scotland
1874 transit of Venus expedition to Hawaii. One of the expedition members was John Walter Nichol, who was briefly an assistant under Piazzi Smyth and he and his family had lots of interesting connections across the city.
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