historiANatural


ri-science:

Mineral for today:

Flint Pebbles

British Mineralogy - Volume 1

By James Sowerby 1804, Royal Institution Rare Book Collection

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aber-flyingtiger:

Forty years ago, a vast molten cavity known as the Darvaza crater – nicknamed the “door to hell” – opened up in the desert of north Turkmenistan, and has been burning ever since. Now, Canadian explorer George Kourounis has became the first to make the descent into the fiery pit to look for signs of life (x)

Balls of steel

(Source: gnossienne, via miciozza)

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likeafieldmouse:

Nehemiah Grew - The Anatomy of Plants (published 1692)

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poplifeplus:

From the ‘Book of Simple Medicines’ by Mattheaus Platearius, 12th century , Salerno, Italy

poplifeplus:

From the ‘Book of Simple Medicines’ by Mattheaus Platearius, 12th century , Salerno, Italy

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demoniality:

oursoulsaredamned:

Bartolomé Bermejo, Descent of Christ into Limbo, c. 1475. Museu Nacional D’Art de Catalunya. Seal kneel. (via annaeder). Source miscellaneous-art

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demoniality:

oursoulsaredamned:

Bartolomé Bermejo, Descent of Christ into Limbo, c. 1475. Museu Nacional D’Art de Catalunya. Seal kneel. (via annaeder). Source miscellaneous-art

Me.

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c86:

Taken from Albrecht Dürer’s Underweysung der Messung, mit dem Zirckel und Richtscheyt, in Linien, Ebenen unnd gantzen corporen, 1525

(Instruction in measurement with compass and ruler, in lines, planes, and whole bodies)

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colin-vian:

Byzantine frescos in Santa Maria Antiqua (Rome)

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speciesbarocus:

Narni, Umbria.

Above: ho visto nina volare (2006).

Below: nicnac1000 (2012).

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