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Images Dated 4th March 2003

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Waterloo Station, SR poster, 1948 Featured 4 Mar 2003 Image

Waterloo Station, SR poster, 1948

Poster produced for Southern Railways (SR). This is one of two posters commissioned as part of the celebrations that took place in 1948 to mark the centenary of the opening of Waterloo Station. The poster commemorates a centenary of uninterrupted service during war and peace'. Artwork by Helen McKie (d 1957), who studied at the Lambeth School of Art and exhibited at the Paris Salon and at leading London galleries. In addition to designing posters for SR, she also wrote and illustrated booklets and other publicity material and designed uniforms and upholstery. In 1939 she was asked to decorate two new coaches for the cross-Channel service. Dimensions: 1016 mm x 1270mm

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BIO09239 Featured 4 Mar 2003 Image

BIO09239

Cryogenically freezing mice embryos (Mus musculus domesticus) Millions are stored and retrieved as required by researchers, CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research), France

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Coloured pictorial plaque on Pioneer 10 and 11 Featured 4 Mar 2003 Image

Coloured pictorial plaque on Pioneer 10 and 11

Pioneer plaque. Coloured version of a pictorial plaque attached to the exterior of the Pioneer 10 and 11 spacecrafts, indicating their origin in case an intelligent alien species one day examines it. The "dumb-bell" symbol at top left represents a hydrogen atom, the most common element in the Universe. Below, 14 lines radiate from our Sun to the relative positions of 14 Pulsars - cosmic sources of radio energy. Human figures, the man's hand raised in goodwill, are set against the spacecraft to give scale. At bottom is a plan of the Solar System, showing the route of a Pioneer spacecraft from Earth. Pioneer 10 and 11 left Earth in 1972 and 1973 respectively. The frequency of each Pulsar at the time of launch is quoted in binary, relative to that of the Hydrogen atom with its "1" unity symbol

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