The US experiment of 1842

The US antipodal experiment of 1842


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Chapter 9

Experiment against Nature

The photo (left) is associated with the original line drawing shown in the Magazine of Science in 1842. See page 171.

Old Experiments Revived



Right: The onion, on a light-blue Rimac Jolly vase, as originally seen in the book, page 174.

Three months later, as exhibited at the BBC Gardeners' World Live, NEC, Birmingham. The onion has grown to a height of 24in. (61cm) tall.

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Radish on crocus vaseA new experiment - a radish grown on a crocus vase. Click the photo to see the larger image.