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Iwan Rhys Morus
Professor of History, Aberystwyth University

Iwan Rhys Morus is professor of history at Aberystwyth University in Wales. He is the editor of The Oxford Illustrated History of Science (2017), and the author, most recently, of a biography of William Robert Grove, inventor of the fuel cell. He is currently working on a book about Nikola Tesla's electric future (forthcoming in 2019).

Written by Iwan Rhys Morus

Essay/
Future of Technology
Fuelling the future

Fantasies about new power sources for human ambitions go back a century or more. Could these past visions energise our own future?

Iwan Rhys Morus

Essay/
History
Bodies electric

We are not the first to think that the human being might be much improved with the judicious application of electricity

Iwan Rhys Morus

Essay/
History
Future perfect

Social progress, high-speed transport and electricity everywhere – how the Victorians invented the future

Iwan Rhys Morus

Essay/
Art
Trick of the eye

Optical illusions such as magic lanterns taught the Victorians what to trust. What can they teach us today?

Iwan Rhys Morus

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