• Nature PastCast

    21 November 2013

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        November 1869: Nature is born

        The first issue of Nature looked very different from today's magazine. It opened with poetry and was written for a general audience. And, to the dismay of the editor, it was not immediately popular. In this podcast we hear how Nature began, and how it became the iconic science journal it is today.

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