Humbolt’s View of the Cosmos

17th January 2018

21st March 2018

19:30 To 21:30

Bradbury House, Market St., Glossop. SK13 8AR

£65 (Members £55)

Event Description

A course of lectures comprising ten 2 hour sessions on Wednesday evenings. Tutor: Bob Callow B.Sc; Ph.D. Bob is a retired botanist and member of the Guild who has presented many courses for us. Alexander von Humbolt (1769-1859) was a tireless explorer, observer and recorder, admired by Goethe, Jefferson and Darwin. His legacy is preserved in the names of places, organisms and global phenomena. He was a pioneer of plant geography, climatology, geomagnetism and oceanography. Humbolt was a prolific writer who left vivid descriptions of his travels, discoveries, and insight.

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