In this month’s episode we have a trio of Fellows; Bill Bryson tells us how the Royal Society helped America gain its independence from Britain(!), Uta Frith gives us a tour of the Royal Society’s exhibition of portraits of female scientists and Dianne Edwards explains how the diversification of life is revealed by plant fossils.

00:32 Dianne Edwards FRS at the Hay Festival: The diversification of life and Alfred Russell Wallace.

05:13 Uta Frith FRS and Keith Moore: Scientists Exhibition.

11:43 Bill Bryson FRS at New Fellows Day: The Importance of the Royal Society.

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