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Derek J E Hosking’s Faraday House Engineering College Certificates and Medals

The IET Archives recently received a donation comprising a lovely collection of Faraday House certificates and medals that were awarded to Derek Hosking in the early 1950s. The IET Archives already held some Faraday House material, which is perhaps unsurprising... Continue Reading →

“Is it a boat? Is it a plane?”

Recently I was fortunate enough to attend a highly amusing and informative show aimed at children called ‘inventive science’. It was all about showing the next generation how ordinary household objects and a bit of ingenuity have created many of... Continue Reading →

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