Here is a selection of highlights from the book ‘Science & Imagination. True Stories from the Falconer Museum’, published in 2022 by the Friends of the Falconer Museum to celebrate 150 years since the museum first opened to the public.

Anne-Mary Paterson: For all the tea in China

Christiane H Friauf: About ‘Science & Imagination’

John R Barrett: Stone heads, keystones, headstones

Jude Clay: A view from a tea garden

Scott Keir: ‘What to bin and what to keep’

Torben B Ballin: Three different species of humans

Vijay Sathe: Founding father of the new science of palaeontology