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…

Fight, bold yeomen!

20 March 2018 by

As I mentioned in a blog post many moons ago, I’m always on the lookout for the letters ‘FRS’ on…

Animal magic

9 March 2018 by

Recently, I was re-reading In a Glass Darkly, short stories by the Irish Gothic writer Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873)…