Categories for Science/Natural History

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Science/Natural History, Videos

A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way by Edward Emerson Barnard

Watch this short film featuring Rebecca Romney discussing the groundbreaking photography involved in the creation of this inspiring work.         Read More

Science/Natural History, Videos

The Story Behind The Elements of Geometrie by Euclid

Las Vegas bookseller James Russell discusses the monumental influence of Euclid’s magnum opus. Read More

Science/Natural History, Videos

The Story Behind Dialogue by Galileo

Watch a short film featuring Las Vegas bookseller Christy Shannon and the story behind Galileo’s Dialogue.     Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Science/Natural History

The Story Behind John James Audubon’s Birds of America

It was a chance encounter with nature artist Alexander Wilson that made John James Audubon realize he could make a living from selling his drawings featuring birds of America. At… Read More

Science/Natural History

The Story Behind Opticks by Sir Isaac Newton

Long before his magnum opus on theoretical physics was published, a young Sir Isaac Newton was sticking needles in his eyes. Equipped with a voracious intellect from a young age,… Read More