Philosophical Transactions Periodical

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society was the first periodical published in London, England. Continue reading

Heike Kamerlingh Onnes

Kamerlingh Onnes was born in Groningen, Netherlands to father, Harm Kamerlingh Onnes a brickworks owner and mother, Anna Gerdina Coers from Arnhem. Continue reading

Mercury a Superconductor?

In 1911, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist and Director at the University of Leiden’s Cryogenic Laboratory, discovered that if you cool mercury Continue reading

First stamp magazine

The British Monthly Intelligence, which started and folded in 1862, was the first stamp magazine. Continue reading