"Modern Geology" began during Jane Austen's era. William Smith, self-educated and from humble beginnings, laid the foundations.
Jane Austen Travel: Science-Related Sights
This week let's visit some sights related to science in Jane Austen's England.
Women of Science: Mary Anning
A poor, uneducated girl became a pioneer of paleontology with her amazing discoveries of fossils in Austen's Lyme Regis.