Tools of Science

An occasional series of illustrated lectures and demonstrations
in appreciation of the instruments and apparatus that
supported science through the centuries.

9th May 2006
The Magnetic Compass

Binocular compound microscope, Smith Beck&Beck C19th Bill Scolnik's Fedchenko style precision clock

Previous topics have included vacuum tubes, slide rules, air-data-instruments, mass balances, seismometers, Xray apparatus, microscopes and wireless.
Programme 2006

Presented by the University of Queensland Physics Museum
with the assistance of the School of Physical Sciences