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Micrographia 350

A half-day symposium to mark the 350th anniversary of the publication of Robert Hooke’s Micrographia, thought to be the first handbook of microscopy, and also to applaud recent new developments in molecular-scale microscopy as recognised by the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and the 2014 Centenary Prize of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Christ Church in the Commonwealth: Hooke’s college Judith Curthoys Archivist, Christ Church talks about Robert Hooke's time at Christ Church. Judith Curthoys 09 Oct 2015
2 Robert Hooke’s Micrographia: 350 years on Dr Allan Chapman Science Historian, Wadham College talks about Robert Hookes groundbreaking book Micrographia. Allan Chapman 09 Oct 2015
3 Creative Commons On Closer Inspection: placing Hooke's Language under the Microscope Dr Anna Camilleri English Fellow, Christ Church give a talk on the use language within Hooke's writings. Anna Camilleri 09 Oct 2015
4 Multi-dimensional Super Resolution Imaging Dr Steven Lee Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge gives an insight into some modern microscopy innovations. Steven Lee 09 Oct 2015
5 Creative Commons Atomic-resolution Electron Microscopy for Chemistry: From Brain and Fancy to plainness of Observations Professor Eiichi Nakamura, Department of Chemistry, University of Tokyo talks about innovations in microscopy. Eiichi Nakamura 09 Oct 2015
6 Creative Commons Concluding remarks Professor Dirk Aarts, Physical Chemistry Laboratory, Oxford and Chemistry Fellow, Christ Church gives the concluding remarks to the days talks. Dirk Aarts 09 Oct 2015