We’ve been inspired by the news that physicists at CERN in Geneva may possess evidence for the existence of the illusive Higgs Boson particle and tracked down some science related items from our collection. Ever wish you had paid more attention in Physics class? This 1954 exercise book might make you feel guilty…

Advertising circular for the New Sanctuary of Thought and Science, 1850

North Manchester Grammar School, the advanced physics laboratory, Moston, Manchester, 1931

Manchester Libraries hold some fantastic popular science books including The Quantum Universe by particle physicist Brian Cox and 3-Minute Einstein by Paul Parsons.