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Sumer is icumen in

13 May 2015 by

While taking my coffee into the garden on a sunny if cool May morning, and listening to the birdsong, it…

Ramphastos dicolorus, by Elizabeth Gould, 1834

An artistic history

20 October 2014 by

With the recent launch of the Royal Society Print Shop, and our upcoming Drawing Science event, I thought it was…

john Harrison's H4 watch


15 September 2014 by

Recently, a new book in the Royal Society library caught my eye. Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude…