News tagged with manuscripts

Academic solves mystery of Laurence Olivier screenplay

Screenplays of Laurence Olivier's unmade film version of Macbeth, widely thought to have been lost, have been uncovered by a University of Exeter academic. English Lecturer Dr Jennifer Barnes located 13 pre ...

Jan 25, 2013
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Research uncovers seven lost Burns manuscripts

A Scottish researcher has unearthed seven long lost manuscripts, including correspondence between Robert Burns and his close friends, which throw significant new light on the life and work of the poet.

Jan 14, 2013
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Ten Commandments go digital

(Phys.org)—Cambridge University Library is to release digital versions of some of the most significant religious manuscripts in the world - following on from last year's release of Isaac Newton's manuscripts ...

Dec 12, 2012
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Che Guevara's diary goes digital

A copy of the handwritten diary that Che Guevara, the Argentine-born Cuban revolution hero, kept before his death in the mountains of Bolivia is now available online, a researcher said Monday.

Oct 09, 2012
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Asiatic pear genome sequenced

The first sequencing of the Asiatic pear genome has recently been completed by an international consortium of seven worldwide universities and institutions including the University of Illinois.

Jun 12, 2012
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Romantic lessons from the Middle Ages

Love is in the air at the Bodleian Library this Valentine's Day, as the stories of epic medieval romances from King Arthur and Guinevere to Tristan and Isolde are on display.

Feb 14, 2012
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Star images helping to save Vatican books

(PhysOrg.com) -- Antique books in the Vatican Library are being digitised to preserve them for future generations using a technique developed through ESA to store satellite images of the sky.

Dec 19, 2011
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