Through the lens

15 June 2016 by

I started working at the Royal Society in February, on a work placement as part of my Master’s degree at…

War and planets

7 June 2016 by

Astronomical tables hold a decidedly unglamorous place in the history of science. With hundreds of pages covered in nothing but…

Henry Brougham FRS

Mocking your elders

4 May 2016 by

Recently I found myself trawling through the minute-books of the Royal Society’s Committee of Papers. This was the body responsible…