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Anna Gielas in the Guardian describes how William Nicholson paved the way for the steady and reliable circulation of Science with his Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and the Arts.
A list of societies of which William Nicholson was a member: The Cannonians (around 1780) – this was the name of an informal dining club that met in a cookshop in Porridge Island near St. Martin’s-in-the-Fields. Richard Kirwan’s Philosophical Society (1780-1787) had … Continue reading →
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 since been overlooked. Durrell and Peter Owen Publishers have revived this … Continue reading →
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 things: his founding and editing of A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, … Continue reading →