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Background imageImages Dated 30th August 2005: Paris Observatory in the time of Louis XIV, 17th century (1870)

Paris Observatory in the time of Louis XIV, 17th century (1870). In 1669 Louis engaged the Italian astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini (1625-1712) to construct and direct the observatory

Background imageImages Dated 30th August 2005: Galileo facing the Inquisition, Rome, 1633 (1870)

Galileo facing the Inquisition, Rome, 1633 (1870). Galileo Galilei (1564-1642), Italian astronomer, mathematician and physicist

Background imageImages Dated 30th August 2005: Hippocrates of Cos, Ancient Greek physician, 1866

Hippocrates of Cos, Ancient Greek physician, 1866. Known as the father of medicine Hippocrates (c460-c359 BC) laid the foundations of a scientific basis for medicine

Background imageImages Dated 30th August 2005: Francis Harry Compton Crick, British microbiologist, c1962

Francis Harry Compton Crick, British microbiologist, c1962. Francis Crick (1916-2004) discovered the molecular structure of DNA

Background imageImages Dated 30th August 2005: Boers attacking a British blockhouse (microfort) during the 2nd Boer War 1899-1902

Boers attacking a British blockhouse (microfort) during the 2nd Boer War 1899-1902
Boers attacking a British blockhouse (microfort) during the 2nd Boer War of 1899-1902

Background imageImages Dated 30th August 2005: Death of Pliny the Elder, 79 (1866)

Death of Pliny the Elder, 79 (1866). Roman writer and author of Historia naturalis, Pliny (Gaius Plinius Secundus) (23-79)

Background imageImages Dated 30th August 2005: Theophrastus, Ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, 1866

Theophrastus, Ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, 1866. Theophrastus (c372-c287 BC) was a pupil of Plato and of Aristotle who he succeeded as President of the Lyceum in 323 BC

Background imageImages Dated 30th August 2005: Morse telegraph operating room, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 1859

Morse telegraph operating room, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 1859. From The Telegraph Manual, by TP Shaffner. (New York 1859). Credit Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

Background imageImages Dated 30th August 2005: Morse telegraphy, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 1859

Morse telegraphy, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 1859. The public reception room where telegraph messages could be sent and received. From The Telegraph Manual by TP Shaffner. (New York 1859)

Background imageImages Dated 30th August 2005: William Harvey, English physician, in Windsor Park, 17th century (1870)

William Harvey, English physician, in Windsor Park, 17th century (1870). Harvey (1578-1657) explaining to Charles I the results of his investigations into reproduction

Background imageImages Dated 30th August 2005: Alphonse Bertillon, French police officer, c1880. Artist: Nadar

Alphonse Bertillon, French police officer, c1880. Artist: Nadar
Alphonse Bertillon, French police officer, c1880. In 1880, when Chief of the Paris identification bureau, Bertillon (1853-1914)

Background imageImages Dated 30th August 2005: Henri Becquerel, French physicist, c1890s. Artist: Nadar

Henri Becquerel, French physicist, c1890s. Artist: Nadar
Henri Becquerel, French physicist, c1890s. In 1896 Becquerel (1852-1908) discovered that uranium, when placed on a sealed, light-tight photographic plate, exposed the plate

Background imageImages Dated 30th August 2005: Pierre Eugene Marcellin Berthelot, French organic chemist and politician, c1885

Pierre Eugene Marcellin Berthelot, French organic chemist and politician, c1885. Artist: Pierre Petit
Pierre Eugene Marcellin Berthelot French organic chemist and politician, c1885. Berthelot (1827-1907) worked on explosives and dyes


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