"One of our most versatile and gripping science writers." John Carey

This is the fourth chapter of my book Unnatural (2011), which I'm making available for the bicentenary of the publication of Frankenstein. pdf

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The Unseen - A History of the Invisible

A series of five programmes looking at amazing events and characters from science history, on BBC Radio 4.

They are available for some time on the BBC iPlayer here.