Hydra, by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, 1702

Hydra meets Handel

27 March 2014 by

They have been the many-headed creatures of myth and the arch-enemies of those doughty Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.  But real hydra,…

The ghost of a flea

18 October 2012 by

Robert Hooke’s flea plate from Micrographia (1665) is one of the most reproduced and representative images of science at the…