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Christmas Cards with a Punch

Cards featuring seasonal cartoons from our 19th Century volumes of Punch Magazine on sale at BRLSI. 

Christmas trees are renewable!

On Friday 27 November 2015 at 7.30 pm Prof Matthew Davidson of the University of Bath will speak in the Science series on “A Christmas Tree is not just for Christmas” and how it is a rich source of renewable products from fine chemicals to plastics and fuels.

Agenda and Papers for BRLSI 2015 AGM, 28 October 2015

The 2015 Annual General Meeting of the BRLSI Charity will be on Wednesday 28 October, commencing at 7.30pm, in the Elwyn Room of the Institution. The Agenda, with hyperlinks to papers, is available here.

The Invention of Science

We live in a world made by science. How did this happen? On Friday 30 Oct 2015 at 7.30 pm Professor David Wootton of York University will discuss this as part of the Science and Enlightenment series.

Book Sale

Sale of secondhand books 7 November

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French conductor

One of the debates at the1864 meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, in Bath, argued whether lightning conductors were better made of iron or copper. A Frenchman burst into the proceedings saying that they were going to solve this problem by building the biggest lightning conductor ever seen.

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