The Antikythera Mechanism is ingenious, intricate and highly sophisticated. But what is it?
Is lightning natural or divine? Opinion split royalists and republicans.
The Water-Babies was a fairytale that straddled religion and science, railing against logical rationality in the face of nature’s mysteries.
What does it take to establish a new scientific truth? In the case of heliocentrism, the death of its sceptics.
The railway revolutionised Victorian Britain, but were its trains on the right track? It was difficult to gauge.