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Q&A with Sue Durrell on William Nicholson

Sue Durrell is the editor of The Life of William Nicholson, a biography of an eminent Enlightenment figure whose significance to the scientific culture of the late eighteenth century has si...

Professor Frank James, Locating William Nicholson

Locating William Nicholson   Frank A.J.L. James, Professor of the History of Science, the Royal Institution and University College London   William Nicholson is best remembered for two...

The Life of William Nicholson