Bookmarks with Science historian, Simon Nathan

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:25 pm on 15 March 2017

Simon Nathan is delivering a talk at the Royal Society tomorrow on Sir James Hector - who would be 183 years old. He was one of New Zealand's most influential scientists, dominating the field for decades in the nineteenth century. Hector established the Colonial Museum which today is Te Papa, an earthquake-monitoring system that would eventually became GeoNet, and founded the New Zealand Institute which is today's Royal Society of New Zealand Te Aparangi.

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