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140th Birthday miscellany

With this issue, it is 140 years since Nature first appeared on 4 November 1869. To mark the anniversary, these two pages offer a miscellany from that issue and from 1889, 1909, 1929, 1949, 1969 and 1989.

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140th Birthday miscellany. Nature 462, 48–49 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/462048a

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