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Exhibition: The Kiss of Light

Exhibition: The Kiss of Light

12 May - 23 October 2015

The new exhibition at the Florence Nightingale Museum looks at the history of light therapy and uncovers the hidden role that nurses played in delivering this contentious treatment.

Death of a King

8 July 2015, 18.30

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L0025506 Descartes, "L'homme et un traitte..."
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L'homme...et un traitte de la formation du foetus du mesme autheur
Rene Descartes
Published: 1664

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Descartes and doubt

3 July 2015

Ed Thornton draws on the Library's original publications by René Descartes (1596–1650) to discover...

When life gives you lemons...

1 July 2015

Beauty is as beauty does

26 June 2015

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