The Big Draw

Seeing Closer

Celebrating the 350th anniversary of Micrographia, Robert Hooke’s seminal text of microscopic observations
17 October 2015, Royal Society London

This event was co-organised with the Royal Society London and featured among other activities microscopy workshops by the Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, live demonstrations of Intaglio engraving and printing techniques by expert copperplate engraver Ad Stijnman and a number of talks: A new visible world: Robert Hooke’s MicrographiaWatching molecules: Microscopy in the 21st century and Seeing closer: Looking inside bacteria.

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