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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…

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War and planets

7 June 2016 by

Astronomical tables hold a decidedly unglamorous place in the history of science. With hundreds of pages covered in nothing but…

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Pies and piety

16 May 2016 by

Does the name Seth Ward ring any bells with you?     He’s one of those early Fellows of the…

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Opening envelopes

22 April 2016 by

High over a tranquil English landscape, a life-or-death struggle is taking place. A balloon is locked into a stratospheric rise,…