Every Cloud has a Silver Lining

Scotland’s mountains and glens have motivated countless people over the years, from famous writers and artists, to ordinary folk whose inspiration may not be documented in words and pictures but is every bit as profound, albeit on a more personal level. The country’s wild land has prompted a profusion of poems, stories and paintings. But romance, literature and artistic masterpieces are not the only products of outdoor musing. Academic inspiration has also been drawn from the mountains and nowhere is this more evident than in the work of Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Scotland’s only winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics. Read more…

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