Tag Archives: Michael Faraday

Faraday’s motivation

In response to a comment stream on the Times Higher Education supplement, that raised the issue of whether Michael Faraday was about the business of pure or applied scientific research, I wrote this post.

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Cutting a dash: men of science as ‘historical hotties’

I had a bit of fun this week tweeting links to portraits of some 19th-century men of science, suggesting that they were ’19thC scientific hotties’. Such a phrase is not, I should add, my usual vocabulary, and nor is a … Continue reading

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