Glass and its importance in early science
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Dugan, D. (2004). Glass and its importance in early science [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/657
The early history of glass and its discovery. The virtues of glass for civilization – transparent, inert, relatively easy to work. The amazing effects on light. Modern scientific advance crucially dependent on glass, as Simon Schaffer explains in Faraday’s laboratory.
Enlightenment, science, Industrial revolution
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