Buildings for books: the complete story of the library

13 Nov 2013

For 20 years architectural historian Dr James Campbell waited for someone to write a definitive book about libraries. When he decided to write one himself, his research took him to 82 libraries in 21 countries. The Library: A World History is much overdue but well worth waiting for.

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Inspiring images: Engineering captured on camera

16 Oct 2013

From rainbow coloured liquid-crystal molecules, to tunnels deep under the ground, this year’s entries from the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering photo competition help to bring engineering brightly and vividly to life.

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Discover: scientific imagery

31 Jan 2013

Cutting-edge science, and its communication to the public, is often brought to life with sophisticated imagery. But how do you go about photographing a distant star formation or the inside of a locust’s brain? Cambridge researchers and technicians reveal all.

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Drying Patterns of AKD on Glass

Caught on camera: engineering in action

15 Oct 2012

The winning entries of the 2012 Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering, sponsored by Carl Zeiss, provide a stunning visual insight into the ways in which engineering makes a vital contribution to our lives.

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