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When There Is No Fish, a Crayfish Is Also a Fish: Early Science at Versailles

Science at Versailles is the name of the current exhibition at the palace of Louis XIV. The first exhibit, at the bottom of the staircase, is a stuffed rhinoceros. This is heavy. I go up the stairs. Upstairs we face the two hot-air … Continue reading

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