Needle tip from Robert Hooke’s Micrographia (1665)

Restoration reading

5 April 2013 by

Robert Hooke’s Micrographia is one of my favourite Restoration books, written by one of my favourite Restoration gentlemen. It’s also…

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…

Fossil wars

11 July 2012 by

The first speaker at the recent conference ‘Curiously Drawn: The Origins of Science as a Visual Pursuit’ held at the Royal…