Category Archives: Physical Sciences
We were thrilled today to see the elegant Google doodle marking Euler’s 306th birthday.
A recent addition to our series on the history of education is the rather wordy, three-volume Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest, by John Ayrton Paris, who was also the author of a two-volume life of Sir Humphry Davy … Continue reading
One of my earliest blogs was in anticipation of our reissue of the 40 volumes of the Naval Chronicle, and I followed it up a few weeks later with some comments on the extraordinarily varied content of the volumes. Now, … Continue reading
In trying times for all but a few authors and their publishers, technology seems to offer new ways of getting into print (whether real or virtual). Print-on-demand, for example, makes feasible such projects as the Cambridge Library Collection (where our … Continue reading