“This is, for historians of science, the equivalent of finding one of the original gospels.”

So says ‘manuscript expert’ Felix Pryor.

Huge history of science news breaking today: A 520-page manuscript of Robert Hooke‘s Royal Society meeting minutes from 1661-1691, found in the bottom of a cabinet. Hopefully the Royal Society will drum up enough cash to win the auction or find a “white knight” buyer, so it doesn’t end up locked in the private library of some collector.

This reminds me, I need to quit getting distracted with all these “required” readings and get back to Quicksilver.

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