Automata to AI

11 December 2018 by

One of the more unusual images in the Royal Society’s archives depicts two human musicians and a gold duck. This…

A face from the archives

16 October 2018 by

Emanuel Mendes da Costa (1717-1791) is not one of the most high-profile past Fellows of the Royal Society. To the…

Paths of discovery

7 August 2018 by

As my time as an intern at the Royal Society comes to an end, I’d like to take the opportunity…