Srinivasa Ramanujan FRS

Movie maths

17 February 2014 by

I discovered recently that a past Fellow of the Royal Society is about to become the subject of not one…

Collecting the Norman Greenwood papers

Personal Papers

1 November 2013 by

Regular readers of the blog or visitors to the Royal Society Library will notice that, amongst our collections, the archive…

Poster for Mr Thompson's spa in Cheltenham

Testing the waters

14 August 2013 by

Recently I was helping a reader with an enquiry and came across a mention of Cheltenham in our archives. As…