We gaze at the night sky filtered through many layers of cultural heritage and representation. The stars have a living history which shapes how we experience the sky tonight.  This site will open in spring, 2019.


This site is a professional website of Dr. Kerry Magruder as a faculty member of the University of Oklahoma.  It is not an official OU site.  It is developed and maintained by Kerry Magruder, Curator of the History of Science Collections, and by Brent Purkaple, a doctoral candidate in the History of Science Department.  None of the content, resources, opinions or statements expressed herein should be taken as a position of or endorsement by the University of Oklahoma or by the University of Oklahoma Libraries.  All of the images used herein from the OU History of Science Collections and other special collections have been placed in the public domain by the University of Oklahoma Libraries as part of the Galileo's World exhibition and other exhibitions curated by Magruder and Purkaple.

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