180 years of 3D

14 August 2018 by

  This year marks the anniversary of the invention of the stereoscope. Even if you’re not sure what a stereoscope…

Lady Mary’s will

3 July 2018 by

Recently, the scientist Jennifer Doudna gave an outstanding Croonian Lecture at the Royal Society on ‘Rewriting the code of life:…

The gift of 1843

22 May 2018 by

In October 1843 a package of cyanotype photographs was delivered to the Royal Society. It had not been donated by…