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How do machines see?

On Friday 25 April 2014 at 7.30 pm, Professor Roy Davies of Royal Holloway University of London will speak in the Science group series on “Computer Vision: What Goes on ‘Under the Bonnet’ ”.

Crimean Relics revisited?

With the Crimean peninsula in the news every day, it has been difficult for us not to think of an earlier Crimean conflict: the Crimean War of 1854–1856. 

‘Curious Corners’ app brings BRLSI's and No.1 Royal Crescent’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ to life

A group of final year students from Bath Spa University teamed up with BRLSI and No.1 Royal Crescent to create an iPad app using objects on loan from the BRLSI Collection.  

What exactly is Energy?

On Friday March 28th at 7.30 pm Professor John Davies of the University of Bath will give the first talk (aimed at non-specialists) in the forthcoming Science Group series on Energy.

 

 

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Stuffed

There are 1500 stuffed birds missing from our collections. 80 are left. They probably all rotted, insufficient mercury and arsenic compounds being used to preserve them. The remainders are probably quite toxic!

Curatorial Curiosities

Middle Palaeolithic Hand Axe

Middle Palaeolithic Hand Axe: The flat-ended profile of this axe, found in Farnham, Surrey, is very characteristic of Neanderthal (Homo neanderthalensis) craftsmanship of this period of the Middle Palaeolithic (25,000-40,000 BP). At one Neanderthal site in East Anglia a similar handaxe was found lodged in a Wooly Mammoth's tusk.