X-ray photo by A A Campbell Swinton, 1896 (detail)


9 September 2015 by

During my first weeks at the Royal Society, I was tasked with re-housing the miscellaneous prints. To my delight, I…

Hydra, by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, 1702

Hydra meets Handel

27 March 2014 by

They have been the many-headed creatures of myth and the arch-enemies of those doughty Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.  But real hydra,…