Watching and wondering

16 May 2018 by

In January the Royal Society Archive received an exciting donation of the correspondence and photographs of a Nobel Prize winner –…

Newton goes digital

8 May 2018 by

Last December, UNESCO added Sir Isaac Newton’s scientific and mathematical papers to their International Memory of the World Register. The…

Mobilis in mobili

1 May 2018 by

Here is an unexpected discovery, made in a roundabout way. I’d noticed recently that our picture database is a little…

Millstone milestone

17 April 2018 by

We’ve reached a Royal Society Picture Library milestone, crossing the threshold of 5000 image records online. A modest number, you…