Richard Holmes appears in the following:
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Richard Holmes went to Cambridge University intending to study the lives of poets. Until a dueling mathematician, and a dinner conversation composed entirely of gestures, changed his mind.
Friday, May 21, 2010
Tuesday, March 09, 2010
Richard Holmes tells the history of the men and women whose discoveries and inventions at the end of the 18th century gave birth to the Romantic Age of Science. In The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science, he looks at the ...