William Gascoigne, Leeds Astronomer – or how a spider placed Leeds at the forefront of the scientific revolution!
David Sellers will explore the life of William Gascoigne (c1612-1644), the first inventor of the telescopic sight and the telescope micrometer
This is a free event with an option to donate with all proceeds going to the Leeds Library.
If you are attending in person please register on the corresponding link. Capacity is limited and booking is essential.
if you are attending virtually please register on the corresponding link and you will be emailed a Zoom webinar link to the event at 5.30pm on Sunday 14th November and again at 5.00pm on Monday 15th November. Zoom bookings close at 4.30pm. Capacity is limited and booking is essential.