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Speaker: Christoffer Basse Eriksen Location: Villino Stroganoff, Via Gregoriana 22, 00187 Rom
As microscopes were perfected during the 17th century, many overlooked natural objects were suddenly seen with a new eye. One of these was the poppy seed. Between 1663 and 1682, three images of poppy seeds were published as the result of the microscopic observations of Henry Power, Robert Hooke and Nehemiah Grew. [more]
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