understanding

longitude, John Harrison,(wikipedia),(nmm.ac.uk),(royal naval museum)
symmetry - theory2
uncommonsense - Malcolm Gladwell: ("What the Dog Saw", collection, specific)
time and the planets, national maritime museum
 
1. Had been part of the resources from the old "Colour Museum" in Bradford, now not open to the public but doing incredible stuff with schools and colleges. See also: SDC Colour Museum, and SCD Society of Dyers and Colourists
2. Marcus du Sautoy: (2009) Symmetry, reality's riddle <on-line> http://www.ted.com/talks/marcus_du_sautoy_symmetry_reality_s_riddle.html last accessed 2010-02-19.
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