You’d be able to see far with this week’s curiosity
Last week’s curiosity was King Alfred’s cake, a fungus that grows on dead trees. According to legend, King Alfred the Great was hiding out in a countryside cottage during a war. He was told to remove the cakes from the oven, but fell asleep and burned them instead. The fungus is said to resemble a burned cake.
This week, can you identify this old piece of scientific equipment? There’s a clue in the title of this post.
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