The Royal Institution in London has been carrying out an overhaul of its store-cupboards. They?
CUE: INTERIOR OF ROOM
RAY COLEY: "Sir Lawrence what kind of things have you discovered........"
SIR LAWRENCE BRAGG: "....round & round the ragged rocks ragged rascles run."
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Background: The Royal Institution in London has been carrying out an overhaul of its store-cupboards. They are stocked with apparatus of all kinds which has accumulated since its foundation in 1799. In the course of this overhaul ... many fascinating pieces of apparatus have come to light. They include this piece of early magic -- the Whimshurst machine.
With a background of early apparatus, Sir Lawrence Bragg, Director of the Royal Institution, talked to our reporter Ray Coley.