Exploring McGill’s scientific archives

You’ve read books on science, but have you ever thought about the science behind a book? Lauren Williams, curator of the Blacker Wood Natural History collection at the McGill’s Rare Books and Special Collections, sat down with Staff Writer Ronny Litvack-Katzman to talk about just that. From Issac Newton’s personal copy of a foundational physics text, to a book made entirely from bird feathers, the Blacker Wood collection is home to a diverse array of scientific literature.

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