6 episodes

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.

Micrographia 350 Oxford University

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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.

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    Christ Church in the Commonwealth: Hooke’s college

    Christ Church in the Commonwealth: Hooke’s college

    Judith Curthoys Archivist, Christ Church talks about Robert Hooke's time at Christ Church. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 16 min
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    Robert Hooke’s Micrographia: 350 years on

    Robert Hooke’s Micrographia: 350 years on

    Dr Allan Chapman Science Historian, Wadham College talks about Robert Hookes groundbreaking book Micrographia.

    • 58 min
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    On Closer Inspection: placing Hooke's Language under the Microscope

    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. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 13 min
    • video
    Multi-dimensional Super Resolution Imaging

    Multi-dimensional Super Resolution Imaging

    Dr Steven Lee Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge gives an insight into some modern microscopy innovations.

    • 28 min
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    Atomic-resolution Electron Microscopy for Chemistry: From Brain and Fancy to plainness of Observations

    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. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 38 min
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    Concluding remarks

    Concluding remarks

    Professor Dirk Aarts, Physical Chemistry Laboratory, Oxford and Chemistry Fellow, Christ Church gives the concluding remarks to the days talks. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 15 min

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