Gifted artists

4 December 2018 by

There’s still time to buy Christmas presents from the Royal Society Print Shop. A mixture of unique illustrations from scientific…

Paths of discovery

7 August 2018 by

As my time as an intern at the Royal Society comes to an end, I’d like to take the opportunity…

Mathematical treasures

29 May 2018 by

The formation of a collection including mathematical books, instruments and manuscripts was integral to the foundation of the Royal Society…

Newton goes digital

8 May 2018 by

Last December, UNESCO added Sir Isaac Newton’s scientific and mathematical papers to their International Memory of the World Register. The…

Image from Agrippa 'De occulta philosophia', 1533

Newton’s dog-ears

16 October 2015 by

What are the quickest ways of getting into a librarian’s bad books? Well, there are the usual clichés – the…