A short overview of the technology, vision, individuals and organisations behind lighthouses in the UK: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/safety-at-sea-and-lighthouses
The Brethren of Trinity House have been responsible for safety around our shores for five hundred years. Michael Faraday made a major contribution to the effectiveness of lighthouses that has lasted to this day. How are mariners and their cargoes kept safe and what is the significance of the role of the expert in providing advice to the state and its agencies?
The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/safety-at-sea-and-lighthouses
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