Divine fermentation?

19 November 2019 by

In these days of trendy craft beers, artisan gin and molecular mixology, sometimes only a traditional beverage will do. One…

A Parthenope in the sky

5 November 2019 by

The year 2019 marks the bicentenary of the birth of Annibale de Gasparis, Italian astronomer and mathematician, Director of the…

Sparks flying

15 October 2019 by

The Royal Society Library receives a regular flow of research enquiries about our archives. These aren’t always straightforward to answer,…

The fever tree

8 October 2019 by

In summer 2018, I was the sole Undergraduate Research Assistant for a project entitled ‘The Fever Tree’. This initiative, jointly…