Polish Heritage: Copernicus’ Secret

Thursday, April 09, 2015, 3:00 PM.

This month, we'll discuss Copernicus' Secret: How the Scientific Revolution Began by Jack Repcheck which tells how Copernicus' theory that the earth and other planets revolve around the sun might have been lost if not for the efforts of an obscure young professor.

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Polish Heritage: The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl

Thursday, February 12, 2015, 3:00 PM.

This month, we'll discuss The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis by Arthur Allen, the true story of how an eccentric Polish scientist tasked by the Nazis to create a typhus vaccine hid the intelligentsia from the Gestapo by hiring them to work in his laboratory.

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