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Chasing volcanoes

28 July 2016 by

The people of Martinique, in the West Indies, knew that trouble was brewing in early May 1902. A pall of…

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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…