Explore the history of science with our new videos from the Discovery Exhibition

In 2019, The Cambridge Philosophical Society celebrated its 200th anniversary with the 'Discovery Exhibition'. 

Society Vice-President, Professor Jim Woodhouse and Emeritus Professor of Dynamics and Vibration, Department of Engineering, at the University of Cambridge gives an introduction into the early beginnings of science in Cambridge and the forming of the Society.

In the the second video Unifying the sciences through mathematics Professor Jim Woodhouse explores one of the themes of the exhibition; The Tools of Discovery. 

The third video in our series from the 'Discovery' exhibition at Cambridge University Library to celebrate 200 years of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. This video looks at the beginnings of 'big data' with the Society sponsored Anthropometric Project, which began in 1886.

14 May 2021

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