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Model Victorians

Discover how models, from warships and Saturn's rings to wax orchids and a baby hippopotamus, were displayed at the Royal Society's 19th-century…

Ceres business

Watch the skies! On Asteroid Day, Jon Bushell takes a look at the early years of asteroid spotting and the risks to human life of a major impact.

Land of light

Archivist Virginia Mills looks at key discoveries in the development of polarizing filters by William Bird Herapath FRS and Edwin Land ForMemRS.

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