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…

Nuclear secrets

10 April 2018 by

Back in January I started the new year with a new job. Since then, I have had the great privilege of getting…