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Monday, 8 June 2015, 1:00PM
Museum of London

Safety at Sea and Lighthouses

Professor Frank James

The Brethren of Trinity House have been responsible for safety around our shores for five hundred years. Michael Faraday made a major contribution to the effectiveness of lighthouses that has lasted to this day. How are mariners and their cargoes kept safe and what is the significance of the role of the expert in providing advice to the state and its agencies?

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Professor James is Professor of the History of Science and Head of Collections at the Royal Institution.

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8 June 2015

Safety at Sea and Lighthouses
Professor Frank James

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