The ghost of a flea

18 October 2012 by

Robert Hooke’s flea plate from Micrographia (1665) is one of the most reproduced and representative images of science at the…

Shutterbugs

25 September 2012 by

The Society has very rich image collections and recently I’ve been recording all manner of material that will end up…

Newton’s apple tree

22 February 2012 by

As we prepare for the launch of the Society’s new picture database there’s plenty to do in scanning and cataloguing…