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Understanding our place among the stars: the latest film in our Lines of Thought series

29 April 2016

The most important publication in the history of science – Isaac Newton’s own annotated copy of Principia Mathematica – and other seminal works by Copernicus, Einstein and Stephen Hawking, feature in our latest Lines of Thought film celebrating 600 years of Cambridge University Library. On the Shoulders of Giants –...

Diaries of Captain Scott's widow secured for Cambridge University Library

27 April 2016

The diaries of Captain Scott’s widow – and the papers of her second husband, Lord Kennet – will be made accessible to researchers at Cambridge University Library following their acceptance in lieu of inheritance tax. Kathleen Scott, the sculptor and widow of Captain Robert Falcon Scott, married journalist and politician...