Richard III – the science behind the story

Richard III photoMarch 26th will see the reinterment of Richard III at Leicester Cathedral following earlier discovery of bones beneath a city car park.

We are more likely to think of history when we are looking at such news events, however, there is a great deal of science behind this story. From genetics, forensic analysis and carbon dating to many other fascinating aspects of science you can explore the story further. Visit the University of Leicester or Richard III visitor centre website for further information:

Photo by Nick Bramhall

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