Sir F. Chook, Inventor of Leopard Oil

Likeness captured upon a daguerrotype machine in Japan, July 1891


Wherein the Author reflects upon certain topical & personal issues of the Day.

The archive for June, 2011

The following lettres were posted during this month:

The Acts We Commit In The Interests Of Science

Posted upon the 9th of June, 2011

I recently read with some interest of the longrunning push among the scientific community to achieve the abstraction of the kilogram. The official kilogram – the kilogram of record, the kilogram by which other kilograms are weighed and judged – is the International Prototype, of the Bureau of Weights and Measures, la commune de Sèvres, […]