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Vote for BRLSI Youth Activities to receive a Community Award

You can help the BRLSI's Youth Activities to receive up to £5,00o worth of funding with just a few clicks. 

How do machines see?

On Friday 25 April 2014 at 7.30 pm, Professor Roy Davies of Royal Holloway University of London will speak in the Science group series on “Computer Vision: What Goes on ‘Under the Bonnet’ ”.

Crimean Relics revisited?

With the Crimean peninsula in the news every day, it has been difficult for us not to think of an earlier Crimean conflict: the Crimean War of 1854–1856. 

‘Curious Corners’ app brings BRLSI's and No.1 Royal Crescent’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ to life

A group of final year students from Bath Spa University teamed up with BRLSI and No.1 Royal Crescent to create an iPad app using objects on loan from the BRLSI Collection.  

What exactly is Energy?

On Friday March 28th at 7.30 pm Professor John Davies of the University of Bath will give the first talk (aimed at non-specialists) in the forthcoming Science Group series on Energy.

 

 

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Chichén Itzá and the BRLSI

Adela C. Breton (daughter of BRLSI founding member William Breton), followed her father's passion for exploration, athough she took her tour on horseback in Mexico. Along with her guide Pablo she collected archaeological material throughout Mexico and produced important academic work at the Mayan site of Chichén Itzá in the state Yucatan, Mexico. She donated some of her finds to the collections.

Curatorial Curiosities

pallasite, a stony-iron meteorite

Stony-iron Meteorite: Consisting of planet core and mantle materials, peridot olivine crystals in an iron-nickel matrix, there are only 61 Pallasites known. This is a small section of the first ever found: in 1772 German naturalist Peter Pallas studied a 680kg specimen found near Krasnoyarsk in the mountains of Siberia. Our small section was given to us by the antiquarian and traveller Sir Richard Colt Hoare, 2nd Baronet FRS (1758 – 1838).