Laura J. Snyder

Laura J. Snyder is the author, most recently, of The Philosophical Breakfast Club: Four Remarkable Friends Who Transformed Science and Changed the World and Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing. She is at work on a biography of Oliver Sacks, for which she has been awarded a Public Scholars Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

A Kingdom of Little Animals

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek’s discovery of microorganisms made possible the revolutionary advances in biology and medicine that continue to inform our Covid age

by Laura J. Snyder | Thursday, June 01, 2023