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Science  22 Sep 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5794, pp. 1709b
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5794.1709b

Since it began publishing in 1665, Britain's Royal Society has run works by Newton, Robert Hooke, Michael Faraday, Watson and Crick, and plenty of other scientific giants. For the next 2 months, visitors can troll the society's complete journal archive and download articles for free. Historically important publications stowed here include astronomer Edmund Halley's account of the eponymous comet and a description of Benjamin Franklin's kite-flying experiment. Free access ends in December.

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