Leeuwenhoek 'Figures of sand' (detail)

Drawing under the microscope

12 October 2015 by

I’ve been investigating some really interesting illustrations of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723), who was among the first microscopists in the…

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The paper chase

22 May 2015 by

When we think of notebooks and science, the modern hardbound and gridded laboratory journal comes to mind. These little volumes…