Shakespeare and Science

Cumberland Clarke’s Shakespeare and Science is a monumental compilation of the Bard’s many references to natural and celestial phenomena, including a careful study of Shakespeare’s interest in, and dramatic use of, natural phenomena. It includes More…

Last Message of William Jennings Bryan

As the Scopes ‘Monkey’ Trial came to an end in July 1925, William Jennings Bryan expected to deliver the prosecution’s closing argument. Procedural tactics by the defence prevented this. The trial ended without the long-awaited More…

The Oxford Museum

A guided tour through key architectural and design philosophies underpinning the Oxford Museum of Natural History. Henry Acland, Regius Professor of Medicine, played a key role in the building of Oxford’s new science museum in More…