Do you want to learn more about the Library's science and business collections and services? Please join us in our virtual booth "Collections: Science, Technology, and Business" at the 2020 Library of Congress National Book Festival, September 25-27.
During the World War II, the countries involved pushed to advance scientific, technological and medical (STM) research for the war effort. The Library of Congress houses substantial material of original photos, reports, correspondence and manuscripts on scientific, technological and medical research conducted by the United States, Nazi Germany, Imperialist Japan and Fascist Italy
There were plans around the globe to celebrate the 50th birthday of Earth Day on April 22 with the theme "climate action." However, with the worldwide spread of Covid-19, events have been canceled and new ones have gone digital for the first time.
A discussion on why there were so few biographies of women in science and how the Library of Congress is a treasure trove for many original and rare materials, invaluable for writing biographies of woman in science.
In partnership with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, the Science, Technology, and Business Division 2020 lecture series will delve into topics such as Greenland meltwater, space telescopes, tracking wildfire smoke, Earth's electrical fields, and icy ocean worlds in our solar system.