Unwrapping Norfolk’s mummy

17 March 2020 by

I recently visited the excellent Tutankhamun exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London. It’s an amazing collection of artefacts and…

World war food

14 January 2020 by

We’re only a couple of weeks into the New Year and already the holidays seem like a distant memory. After…

Sparks flying

15 October 2019 by

The Royal Society Library receives a regular flow of research enquiries about our archives. These aren’t always straightforward to answer,…

Capital climate

6 August 2019 by

Complaining about the weather sometimes feels like a quintessential British pastime, and the recent heatwave certainly qualifies as something to…

Cash in the archive

11 June 2019 by

The Royal Society has many connections with Chinese scientific and historical institutions. Our Foreign Secretary Professor Richard Catlow FRS, and…