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Images Dated 24th February 2005

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Mstislav Keldysh, Russian physicist Featured 24 Feb 2005 Print

Mstislav Keldysh, Russian physicist

Mstislav Keldysh (1911-1978), Russian mathematician and physicist. Keldysh spent the inter-war years working on better aerodynamical models for aircraft, producing important advances in the knowledge of compressible air flows. After the Second World War he became involved in rockets and space flight, playing a leading role in the development of the first Soviet missile and in the planning of space travel. In recognition of his achievements he was made president of the USSR Academy of Sciences


A London Fog, 1847 Featured 24 Feb 2005 Print

A London Fog, 1847

Engraving showing a street scene in London, on a particularly foggy day, 1847. This image shows several people carrying burning torches to try to find their way through the gloom. Date: 2 January 1847

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The Ashanti War (1873-74) - On board hospital ship Featured 24 Feb 2005 Print

The Ashanti War (1873-74) - On board hospital ship

The so-called bird cage walk'. On board the hospital ship Victor Emmanuel'. Two invalids read while recuperating during the Ashanti expedition. The second Ashanti War fought between, 1873-74, was between King Kofi Karikari, ruler of the Ashanti (or Asantehene), and the British. Both were trying to secure the coastal town of Elmina on the West Coast of Africa also known as the Gold Coast

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