Today marks the conclusion of the series from the BBC and the British Museum to chart the history of mankind using one hundred objects from the collections of the British Museum. This fascinating documentary has used objects from civilisations all …

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TOTD was at a conference in Cambridge last week and visited the amazing Whipple Museum of the History of Science. The collection contains examples of scientific instruments relating to astronomy, navigation, surveying, drawing and calculating, including some magnificent globes and sundials. …

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