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Simon Schaffer on losers: The Unfortunate Chemist

Last night Simon Schaffer gave the 75th anniversary lecture of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry: The Unfortunate Chemist: the tribulations of chemical philosophy in an age of revolution. It was about losers, chemists (or chymists) who … Continue reading

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Michael Wood’s The Story of England

Today I’ve been to the AGM of the Council for British Archaeology, held in the offices of the Royal College of Pathologists in Carlton House Terrace, just down from the Royal Society; the main business was an interesting discussion of … Continue reading

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