Dating science museum

' data-credit="British Museum" data-link="" data-link-text="" The Mughal Emperor Jahangir (1569–1627) was a patron of the arts and sciences.This goat was painted by Inayat Khan at the court of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir (1569–1627).Mangalyaan was the first satellite that India has sent to another planet.It was built and launched with a budget of £50 million, making it the least expensive of any Mars mission to date.Research into the Sun’s behaviour increased in the late 1800s as observation techniques improved.It was believed the Sun could cause monsoon rains to fail, so the British built an observatory at Kodaikanal in 1899 to investigate its links to Earth’s climate.

This is one of a series of photographs of dark areas of the Sun known as sunspots, taken in 1909 by British astronomer John Evershed from Kodaikanal Observatory in Southern India.Elephants were granted protection by the Emperor Ashoka over 2000 years ago and have played a major role in Indian culture since.They were important as beasts of burden and in conflict—this painting of the Mughal Emperor Akbar (1542–1605) crossing the Ganges shows how they were ridden to war.Jahangir was fascinated by the natural world and took painters on his travels, asking them to depict animals realistically and in their natural habitats, which was then unusual in Indian art.' data-credit="© Victoria and Albert Museum, London" data-link="" data-link-text="" This goat was painted by Inayat Khan at the court of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir (1569–1627).

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