Tag Archives: john tyndall

Book review: ‘The Ascent of John Tyndall’ by Roland Jackson

A long-overdue biography of the Victorian scientist, mountaineer, and public intellectual.

The ghost of John Tyndall solves a mystery (probably)

How a Twitter conversation with the ghost of John Tyndall (friend of Charles Darwin), helped identify the likely source of a morbid inscription in one of his books.

Old friends, New Fragments, old inscriptions

In which I find an enigmatic inscription written inside an old book.

Transcribing Tyndall

Michael Barton, FCD has a new blog.