Posted by: purplepaula1 | November 30, 2009

The Royal Society celebrates 350 years by putting historic papers online

To mark the start of its 350th year, the Royal Society has made 60 historic papers available online in a science timeline on the Trailblazing website. The papers cover such topics as Mr Franklin’s kite flying electricity experiment of 1752 and a paper from 1970 on black holes with authors including Professor Stephen Hawking.

To read the full BBC News article, including comments from Lord Rees, President of the Royal Society, and to view an audio slideshow click here.


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