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…

Art and ritual

10 July 2017 by

Most people who have dabbled in art history have come across Sir Ernst Gombrich OM (1909-2001). The Austrian-born art historian, who…

Cold snaps

5 December 2016 by

We are fast approaching the 60th anniversary of the International Geophysical Year (IGY), which began in July 1957. I am…

Through the lens

15 June 2016 by

I started working at the Royal Society in February, on a work placement as part of my Master’s degree at…

'Red wing'd starling' by Mark Catesby

Christmas gifts!

4 December 2015 by

For unique gift ideas, why not try the Royal Society Print Shop. You can purchase high quality framed prints of…