“Amateur astronomers gathered at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library to touch original editions of books that laid the foundation for astrophysics, star gazing and our understanding of the universe.”

Ancient book collection a thrill for astronomy enthusiasts

‘”There are certain books in history that are a turning point in scientific thought,” Steve Peay said. “Being able to see and hold these books is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.”‘