Tycho analysis

2 April 2019 by

Of all the portraits adorning the walls of the Royal Society’s home in Carlton House Terrace, this one is possibly…

Talking clocks

26 March 2019 by

Clocks are on my mind at the moment, for two reasons. Firstly, the clocks go forward in the UK this…

Exploring Tom Crean

19 March 2019 by

As an extended celebration of St Patrick’s Day, here’s the tale of a hardy Irishman in the Antarctic. In the…

Tracking radar

12 March 2019 by

You may have missed the recent anniversary of the Daventry Experiment, the first successful test of radar technology in the…