The Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, a tour of the Historic Collection of Scientific Instruments, for up to six people,
Professor Malcolm Longair CBE, former Astronomer Royal for Scotland, former Head and now Director of Development of the Cavendish Laboratory, will give a short introduction to the history of the Laboratory followed by a tour of the Historic Collection of Scientific Instruments, many of which were used by the 34 Nobel Prize winners who worked in the Laboratory.
The exhibits include the apparatus used by pioneers such as James Clerk Maxwell, J J Thomson, Ernest Rutherford, Lawrence Bragg, Martin Ryle, Antony Hewish and many others in their Nobel Prize-winning research.
The tour will include visits to some of the current research areas, and progress on the building of the new Cavendish Laboratory, which will open in 2022.
Cavendish Laboratory, 19 J.J. Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0HE
Sold for £420
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