Ramphastos dicolorus, by Elizabeth Gould, 1834

An artistic history

20 October 2014 by

With the recent launch of the Royal Society Print Shop, and our upcoming Drawing Science event, I thought it was…

john Harrison's H4 watch

Longitude

15 September 2014 by

Recently, a new book in the Royal Society library caught my eye. Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude…

Peter Mark Roget FRS

A catalogue of quibbles

13 August 2014 by

It is easy to imagine that the greatest minds of the nineteenth century spent their time thinking, inventing and making…