Before and After Science: Books on Irish Science
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Cor. This list was published 8 years ago, but gives the book-of-my-PhD-thesis a rave review. So it must be a very good list.

And 'Lo!' - How the internet was born
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Those were the days...

Why I Believe the Voynich Manuscript was Created by a Woman

It’s a reasonable theory.

A Cambridge Evening
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Greg Benford’s dinner with Martin Rees, Paul Dirac and Stephen Hawking.

So much for that Voynich manuscript “solution”
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Too good to be true.

The secret lab hidden inside a famous monument
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Not just *a* monument, *the* Monument.


The earliest surviving sound recordings - for @grandfarugi

The secret origin of the Salisbury steak
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Eat meat!

The Octopus That Ruled London
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Victorian tentacles!

Scholar, courtier, magician: the lost library of John Dee
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I'm going to have to find a way of going to this.

A History of Semi-Popular Philosophy of Mind
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Interesting question with interesting answers.

Made in Northern Ireland

15 local(-ish) science and tech breakthroughs.

A Brief History of Time
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Great piece by @gerrylynch!

The Telescope that Disproved Liberalism: Part I
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First installment of a three-part essay on the Leviathan of Parsonstown.

Jocelyn Bell Burnell

The connection between the discovery of pulsars and Joy Division.

Medieval Robots: Nate Silver's Medieval Ancestor
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Gerbert of Aurillac (aka Pope Sylvester II).

niamh_sage: Via a friend on Fusebox, this is amazing
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The Antikythera mechanism

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