Clergymen in Austen's England usually studied at Oxford or Cambridge. What did they study, and how was their system different from American universities today?
Entertaining novels set in Jane Austen's world, including scientific discoveries and inventions.
Gorgeous Georgian Silver. What properties of silver make it so valuable, useful, and beautiful?
A poor, uneducated girl became a pioneer of paleontology with her amazing discoveries of fossils in Austen's Lyme Regis.
Two beautiful historical novels explore the life of the "lady astronomer" of Austen's England.
Parson-Naturalists like Gilbert White combined their love of God and his world, and helped us better understand birds, ecology, and much more.
In Jane Austen's England, "natural theology" used science to support Christian faith.
Galileo attempted to submit to his church, and was supported by many in it, while others condemned him.
Johannes Kepler believed that the harmony of the heavens, described in geometry, music, astronomy, and theology, reflects the mind of God.
Would Austen have said science, natural philosophy, or natural history? What was the difference?