Oliver Sacks remembers his childhood fascination with chemistry, in a 1999 memoir from our archive:
“There seemed to me an integrity, an essential goodness, about a life dedicated to science. I had never given much thought to what I might be when I was ‘grown up’—growing up was hardly imaginable—but now I knew: I wanted to be a chemist.”
Robert ParkeHarrison, “Edison’s Light” (1998) / Bonni Benrubi Gallery
Citroen C6 2005-2012, an attempt to recapture the spirit of big Citroens of the past, the C6 never achieved much in the way of sales success and was not replaced when production ceased in 2012
Here is a very well preserved specimen of the Upper Silurian (420 million years old) crinoid Scyphocrinites elegans from Morocco.
For sale at: FossilEra.com
Transformation of cicada septendecim (1885). “Report of the Entomologist Dept. Agriculture 1885.”
Image and text courtesy NYPL Digital Gallery.
The Luttrell Psalter
Manuscript made in Lincolnshire, England, between 1320-40 for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell.
Add. MS 42130; Images from the British Library manuscript pages.