History

The story so far

Images from the historical collections of major scientific institutions, historians, palaeontologists and a comprehensive archive of portraits throughout the ages.

Remembering Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein earned international fame for his general theory of relativity, which transformed how people thought about space, time and gravity. Einstein's vision and innovation created a remarkable impact on both the world of science and our society.

Grant Museum of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy

The Grant Museum of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, are a natural history museum forming part of University College London. It was founded as a teaching collection in 1828 and holds around 67,000 specimens some rare, some unusual and some extinct.

American Institute of Physics

Our collection from the American Institute of Physics represents a rich selection of portraits of the most famous scientists of the 20th century. These are brilliant minds that have influenced the way we think and the world we live in.


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