The Basilisk

28 June 2017 by

My name is Leah Miller and I am entering my final year of undergraduate work, studying English and Women and…

Anna Atkins

16 June 2017 by

As a research project for my Masters in History of Art at the University of Sussex, I’ve been working at…

The Askonas collection

22 May 2017 by

Here in the Royal Society archives we’ve been busy cataloguing and repackaging the papers of Brigitte ‘Ita’ Askonas, one of…

Malta fever

3 May 2017 by

After the Crimean War, soldiers of the British Army stationed in Malta began to suffer from an illness that nobody…

Bunny eggs

12 April 2017 by

The Easter Bunny was born in 1682, in a scientific publication no less, so we are celebrating its 335th birthday…