Jonathan Sawday explores the cultural legacy of alchemist, astrologer and magus John Dee. Read more
Five Portraits of Science
Jonathan Sawday explores the cultural legacy of alchemist, astrologer and magus John Dee.
Writer Andrew Brown unpicks the narrative of Galileo's battle with the Roman Inquisition.
Historian Patricia Fara on how Isaac Newton became the quintessential English genius.
Sunetra Gupta considers Marie Curie's reputation as self-sacrificing scientific saint.
Writer Richard Hamblyn considers the cultural afterlife of Albert Einstein.