Current topics 2014
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Next Special exhibition
Architecture of the Alps – in the footsteps of the geologist Rudolf Staub (1890 to1961)
Special exhibition: 8 May to 10 August 2014
Opening: Thursday, 8 May 2014, 17.00
The late Swiss geologist and ETH Professor Rudolf Staub developed new principles in the field of Alpine Geology that are still valid today. Who was he? What insights did his scientific work reveal? Travel back in time to the first half of the 20th century and discover how geologists conducted research at that time.
The exhibition will be in German only.
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