Category Archives: Scientific Illustrations

Once upon a time, people believed in Unicorns.

Once upon a time, for nearly two thousand years, everybody believed in unicorns. Aristotle, Pliny the Elder, and Julius Caesar were all believers. If people did not believe, we have no way of knowing because they didn’t leave evidence of … Continue reading

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Ernst Haeckel, Kunstformen der Natur.

While searching for scientific illustrations on Tumblr I noticed many were credited to the Biodiversity Heritage Library.  I went there and discovered it is a website where research libraries from all over the world scan in books so that others … Continue reading

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