6450 N. Kenmore Ave. (Cudahy Science Hall)
Jesuits have made countless scientific contributions over the centuries, including their influential role in reforming the Chinese calendar. This sculpture is an exact replica of the famous Chinese armillary in the Beijing Observatory, which depicts the celestial orbits at the time that Matteo Ricci, S.J., a 17th century Jesuit missionary, was in China. It was cast in Beijing using a mold of the original.
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