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Meeting Tuesday 15th August 2006

Informal Visit to Wadham College
and other historic sites in Oxford

Tuesday 15th August 2006

You are invited to participate in an informal visit to Wadham College, Oxford followed by a tour of some historic science sites in the city including the Museum of the History of Science.

The date is Tuesday August 15th and the plan is to assemble at Wadham College for a light sandwich lunch, which starts at 12.30pm. Professor Allan Chapman, who is a Fellow of Wadham College, will be hosting the lunch and will then give a short talk, the title of which will be announced later.

At about 2pm we will depart from Wadham for the tour around the city.

The meeting is free of charge (including the lunch). Numbers are limited to a Maximum of THIRTY PEOPLE.

For further information and to reserve a place contact the Secretary of the History of Physics Group:

Dr Peter J. Ford
Department of Physics
University of Bath
Tel: 01225 386446

Photos of a previous Oxford Science walk were published in Newsletter no 16 2003; a review of the Oxford Science Walk booklet was published in Newsletter no 15 in 2002.
Oxford has many interesting sundials, look at the website of the British Sundial Society where you can find instructions and images on their 'City of Oxford Sundial Trail'

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