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…

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…

Halley Bay archives

3 April 2018 by

Here in the Royal Society Library we’ve been busy cataloguing a collection of papers relating to the Society’s expedition to…